Autonomic ganglia

Autonomic ganglion
Autonomic nervous system innervation, showing the sympathetic and parasympathetic (craniosacral) systems, in red and blue, respectively
Latin ganglion autonomicum
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An autonomic ganglion is a cluster of neuronal cell bodies and their dendrites, and in essence is a junction between autonomic nerves originating from the central nervous system and autonomic nerves innervating their target organs in the periphery.

The two main categories are: