- glossopharyngeal ganglia
- ganglia of glossopharyngeal nerve see g. inferius nervi glossopharyngei and g. superius nervi glossopharyngei.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Glossopharyngeal nerve — Nerve: Glossopharyngeal nerve Plan of upper portions of glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves … Wikipedia
Glossopharyngeal nerve — The glossopharyngeal nerve is the ninth cranial nerve. The 12 cranial nerves, the glossopharyngeal nerve included, emerge from or enter the skull (the cranium), as opposed to the spinal nerves which emerge from the vertebral column. The… … Medical dictionary
glossopharyngeal neuralgia — neuralgia affecting the petrosal and jugular ganglia of the glossopharyngeal nerve, marked by severe paroxysmal pain originating on the side of the throat and occasionally extending to the ear. Rarely, attacks may be associated with cardiac… … Medical dictionary
Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus — Nerve: Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus Hypoglossal nerve, cervical plexus, and their branches. (Nerve not labeled, but region is visible.) Latin ramus sinus carotici nervi glossopharyngei Gray s … Wikipedia
Stylopharyngeal branch of glossopharyngeal nerve — Nerve: Stylopharyngeal branch of glossopharyngeal nerve Latin ramus musculi stylopharyngei nervi glossopharyngei Gray s subject #204 909 From glossopharyngeal nerve The stylopharyngeal branch of glossopharyngeal nerve … Wikipedia
Ganglion — The celebrated 2nd century Greek physician Galen ((c. 130 201 A.D.) who lived and worked in Rome first used the word ganglion to denote a nerve complex. Ganglion still is used to refer to an aggregation of nerve cell bodies. Another use of the… … Medical dictionary
nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… … Universalium
Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated … Medical dictionary
branch — An offshoot; in anatomy, one of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. A b.. See ramus, artery, nerve, vein. SYN: ramus (1) [TA]. accessory meningeal b. SYN: pterygomeningeal artery … Medical dictionary
Ramus — In anatomy, a branch, such as a branch of a blood vessel or nerve. For example, the ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis is the branch of an artery that goes to the socket of the hip joint. The plural of ramus is rami. * * *… … Medical dictionary