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sublingual ganglion


Definition: a tiny parasympathetic ganglion occasionally found anterior to the submandibular ganglion, of which it is a displaced portion; its postsynaptic fibers are secretomotor to the sublingual gland.

Synonym(s): ganglion sublingualeTA

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