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Medical Term:

sympathetic root of ciliary ganglion


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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