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nasociliary root of ciliary ganglion


Definition: sensory fibers passing from the eyeball through the ciliary ganglion to their cell bodies in the trigeminal ganglion through the nasociliary nerve.

Synonym(s): communicating branch of nasociliary nerve with ciliary ganglionTA, radix sensoria ganglii ciliarisTA, sensory root of ciliary ganglionTA, radix nasociliaris ganglii ciliaris, ramus communicans nervi nasociliaris cum ganglio ciliari, long root of ciliary ganglion, radix longa ganglii ciliaris

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