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Medical Term:

sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion


the ganglionic branches, two short sensory branches of the maxillary nerve in the pterygopalatine fossa, the fibers of which pass through the pterygopalatine ganglion without synapse.

Synonym(s): radix sensoria ganglii pterygopalatiniTA, ganglionic branches of maxillary nerve to pterygopalatine ganglion, rami ganglionici nervi maxillaris, ganglionic branches of maxillary nerve, nervi pterygopalatini, nervi sphenopalatini, pterygopalatine nerves, rami ganglionares

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