Ganglion cell

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Ganglion cell
Various forms of nerve cells.
LocationVaries by type
FunctionVaries but often excitatory projection
NeurotransmitterVaries but often glutamate
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
Ganglion cells within a ganglion. H&E stain.

In neurophysiology, a ganglion cell is a cell found in a ganglion (a cluster of neurons in the peripheral nervous system). Examples of ganglion cells include:


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