cranial part of parasympathetic part of autonomic division of nervous system
Definition: the roots and branches of the parasympathetic ganglia (ciliary, pterygopalatine, otic, and submandibular/sublingual) of the head.
Synonym(s): pars cranialis partis parasympathici divisionis autonomici systematis nervosiTA
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