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#REDIRECT [[Ganglion cells (retina)]]
{{Biopsy}}
 
{{Infobox_neuron
 
|neuron_name = Ganglion cell
 
|image_neuron = Gray624.png
 
|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]]
 
|location = Varies by type
 
|function = Varies but often excitatory projection
 
|neurotranmitter = Varies but often glutamate
 
|morphology = Varies
 
}}
 
[[Image:Ganglion very high mag.jpg|thumb|'''Ganglion cells''' within a [[ganglion]]. [[H&E stain]].]]
 
A '''ganglion cell''' is a [[Cell (biology)|cell]] found in a [[ganglion]]. The term is also sometimes used to refer specifically to:
 
* a [[retinal ganglion cell]] (RGC) found in the [[ganglion cell layer]] of the [[retina]];
 
* 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
 
* cells of the [[sympathetic ganglion|sympathetic ganglia]], [[parasympathetic ganglion|parasympathetic ganglia]], and [[spiral ganglion|spiral ganglia]].
 
 
 
[[Category:Nervous system]]
 
{{enWP|Ganglion cell}}
 

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