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communicating branch of otic ganglion to auriculotemporal nerve


Definition: a branch of the otic ganglion joining the roots of the auriculotemporal nerve to convey postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to the parotid gland.

Synonym(s): ramus communicans ganglii otici cum nervo auriculotemporali

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