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(Dr Joe Kiff moved page Ganglion cells to Ganglion cells (retina))
 
 
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#REDIRECT [[Ganglion cells (retina)]]
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{{Biopsy}}
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{{Infobox_neuron
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|neuron_name = Ganglion cell
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|image_neuron = Gray624.png
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|caption_neuron = Various forms of [[nerve cells]]. <BR>A. [[Pyramidal cell]]. <BR>B. Small [[multipolar cell]], in which the dendrites quickly divides into numerous branches. <BR>C. Small [[fusiform cell]]. <BR>D and E. [[Ganglion cells]]
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|location = Varies by type
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|function = Varies but often excitatory projection
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|neurotranmitter = Varies but often glutamate
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|morphology = Varies
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}}
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[[Image:Ganglion very high mag.jpg|thumb|'''Ganglion cells''' within a [[ganglion]]. [[H&E stain]].]]
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A '''ganglion cell''' is a [[Cell (biology)|cell]] found in a [[ganglion]]. The term is also sometimes used to refer specifically to:
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* a [[retinal ganglion cell]] (RGC) found in the [[ganglion cell layer]] of the [[retina]];
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* cells that reside in the [[adrenal medulla]], where they are involved in the [[sympathetic nervous system]]'s release of [[epinephrine]] and [[norepinephrine]] into the [[blood stream]]; and
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* cells of the [[sympathetic ganglion|sympathetic ganglia]], [[parasympathetic ganglion|parasympathetic ganglia]], and [[spiral ganglion|spiral ganglia]].
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[[Category:Nervous system]]
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{{enWP|Ganglion cell}}

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Ganglion cell
Various forms of nerve cells.
A. Pyramidal cell.
B. Small multipolar cell, in which the dendrites quickly divides into numerous branches.
C. Small fusiform cell.
D and E. Ganglion cells
Location Varies by type
Function Varies but often excitatory projection
Morphology Varies
File:Ganglion very high mag.jpg

A ganglion cell is a cell found in a ganglion. The term is also sometimes used to refer specifically to:

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