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Medical Term:

sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion


Definition: 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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