Usage examples for Ganglia

  1. I sometimes think that the earth and the worlds are a kind of nervous ganglia in an organization of which we can form no conception, or less even than that. – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  2. These are called ganglia, and are arranged on each side of the spine, while small nerves from the spinal marrow run into them, thus uniting the sympathetic system with the nerves of the spine. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. Who, then, shall say what the nerves and ganglia know and what they do not know? – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  4. Once that is gone, you'll have ripped the heart out of the beast, smashed the vital ganglia, and given the world the respite, the breathing- space it must have, to free itself!" – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  5. The fact that in an adult crab, many pairs of ganglia originally separate have become fused into a single mass, is a fact only second in significance to the differentiation of its alimentary canal into stomach and intestine. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  6. These are sympathetic ganglia. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  7. We gently lift him from his labor, and a drop of chloroform banishes from his ganglia all memory of the hundred thousand years of pruning. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  8. These ganglia are also distributed around in various parts of the interior of the body, especially in the intestines, and all the different ganglia are connected with each other by nerves, thus making one system. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  9. As far as I can judge from the dissection of the specimen preserved in alcohol, whose viscera were affected by being kept too long in that liquid, the nervous system consists of eleven ganglia, not counting the oesophageal collar; and the digestive apparatus does not differ perceptibly from that of an adult Oil- beetle. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  10. The ganglia are connected with the inferior roots of the spinal nerves. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  11. The heart in vaso- motor paresis and paralysis is weakened in the first instance by the direct action of the poison on the medulla oblongata and the intracardiac ganglia. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  12. It is certain that there may be extraordinary mental activity with an extremely small absolute mass of nervous matter: thus the wonderfully diversified instincts, mental powers, and affections of ants are generally known, yet their cerebral ganglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  13. Nerve force is not generated in the sympathetic system; the cerebro- spinal nerve force is conveyed to the ganglia by the rami communicantes and in the ganglia is transformed into sympathetic nerve force. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  14. These masses are called especially the sympathetic ganglia. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  15. The assassin has the knowledge which I suspected: she has made for the essentially vital centre, she has stung the insect's cervical ganglia with her poison- fangs. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  16. They are most common in the pons, basal ganglia, and cerebellum, but occur also in the cerebral cortex and sometimes in the centrum ovale. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  17. Among other points of community between the successive rings which make up the body in the lower Annulosa, is the possession of similar pairs of ganglia. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  18. In 1840 he first promulgated the opinion that " the brain, although the organ of consciousness, is subject to the laws of reflex action, and in this respect does not differ from other ganglia of the nervous system." – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  19. It shows us three fairly bulky thoracic ganglia, arranged in the same manner as the legs. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre