Lumbar ganglia

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Lumbar ganglia
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Lower half of right sympathetic cord.
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Identifiers
LatinGanglia lumbalia
Ganglia lumbaria
TAA14.3.01.033
FMA77578
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The lumbar ganglia are paravertebral ganglia. The lumbar portion of the sympathetic trunk typically has 4 lumbar ganglia. The lumbar splanchnic nerves arise from the ganglia here, and contribute sympathetic efferent fibers to the nearby plexuses. The first two lumbar ganglia have both white and gray rami communicantes.