ganglion cell layer amacrine cells
[ganglion cell, ganglia]
a type of large specialized neuron that is part of a tissue mass of similar cells. These clusters of cells are called ganglia in the peripheral nervous system and nuclei in the central nervous system. The cells are being referred to also as gangliocytes.
Horn cells are ganglion cells of the spinal cord.
Various subgroups are distinguished by different types of dendrites.
Spinal ganglia are made up of sensory nerve cells. Autonomic ganglia are made up of autonomic nerves.
Ganglion cells have been subdivided functionally with respect to their electrical responses upon stimulation (see also: ON-cells
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