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sensory root of sublingual ganglion


Definition: branch or branches of the lingual nerve conveying sensory fibers to the sublingual ganglion that traverse the ganglion without synapse for distribution to the floor of the mouth.

Synonym(s): radix sensoria ganglii sublingualisTA, ganglionic branches of lingual nerve to sublingual ganglion, ganglionic branches of lingual nerve to submandibular ganglion, rami communicantes ganglii sublingualis cum nervo linguali

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