(Greek > Latin: swelling, a knot; center of a cavity; nerve center; pertaining to a mass of nerve tissue)
According to Galen [Galenius or Galenos], Clausius [Clarissmus], a Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome c. A.D. 130-201; the proper sense of the element is "anything gathered into a ball," conglobatus.
Surgical removal of an autonomic or sensory ganglion (group of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system).
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