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Medical Term:

sympathetic root of ciliary ganglion


Definition: postganglionic fibers, having cell bodies in the superior cervical ganglion, branching from the carotid plexus passing through the ciliary ganglion without synapse to reach the eyeball.

Synonym(s): radix sympathica ganglii ciliarisTA

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