Pharyngeal nerve

Type:Term

Definitions
1. branch of pterygopalatine ganglion passing posteriorly through pharyngeal canal to supply postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to mucus glands of nasopharynx.

Synonyms
nervus pharyngeus , pharyngeal branch of pterygopalatine ganglion , ramus pharyngeus ganglii pterygopalatini

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