ganglion inferius nervi glossopharyngei

ganglion inferius nervi glossopharyngei
[TA] inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve: the lower of two ganglia on the glossopharyngeal nerve as it passes through the jugular foramen; it contains cell bodies for some of the afferent fibers of the nerve. See also g. superius nervi glossopharyngei. Called also g. caudalis nervi glossopharyngei, caudal g. of glossopharyngeal nerve, inferior petrosal g., petrosal g., and petrous g.

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