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The surgical removal of an autonomic (self controlling) or sensory ganglion.

The ganglion is a general term for a group of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system, occasionally applied to certain nuclear groups within the brain or spinal cord; for example, the basal ganglia.

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