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parasympathetic root of ciliary ganglion


Definition: a branch of the oculomotor nerve supplying parasympathetic preganglionic nerve fibers to the ciliary ganglion.

Synonym(s): radix parasympathica ganglii ciliarisTA, oculomotor root of ciliary ganglion, radix nervi oculomotorii ad ganglion ciliare, radix oculomotoria ganglii ciliaris, branch of oculomotor nerve to ciliary ganglion, motor root of ciliary ganglion, radix brevis ganglii ciliaris, short root of ciliary ganglion

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