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an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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It should be pointed out that since baroreflex-mediated reduction of heart rate in response to increased arterial pressure had a trend of increase but not significantly, it appears that the increased signaling from the aortic depressor baroreceptor nerves to the brainstem is buffered by other neural components of the baroreflex loop, such as the NTS, NA, or cardiac ganglia within the heart.
Li et al., "Degeneration of vagal efferent axons and terminals in cardiac ganglia of aged rats," Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol.
Expression of four different muscarinic receptor transcripts or proteins by the cardiac ganglia, intrinsic neurons and/or by cardiac muscle tissue has been reported (12, 13).
These results suggest that M2, M3 and M4 muscarinic receptor subtypes in the central nuclei, in the cardiac ganglia or in the heart muscle have different distribution.
The actions of crustacean cardioactive peptide and the FMRFamide-related peptides on isolated cardiac ganglia seem not to have been reported.