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communicating branch of otic ganglion with meningeal branch of mandibular nerve


Definition: a branch of otic ganglion to the meningeal branch of mandibular nerve conveying postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers that run back to the main stem of the mandibular nerve for distribution to the parotid gland via the auriculotemporal nerve.

Synonym(s): ramus communicans ganglii otici cum ramo meningeo nervi mandibularis

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