submandibular ganglion


submandibular ganglion
submandibular ganglion n an autonomic ganglion that is situated on the hyoglossus muscle above the deep part of the submandibular gland, receives preganglionic fibers from the facial nerve by way of the chorda tympani, and sends postganglionic fibers to the submandibular and sublingual glands called also submaxillary ganglion

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  • Submandibular ganglion — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = ganglion submandibulare GraySubject = 200 GrayPage = 898 Caption = Distribution of the maxillary and mandibular nerves, and the submaxillary ganglion. (Submandibular ganglion visible at bottom left, but not… …   Wikipedia

  • motor root of submandibular ganglion — rami ganglionares nervi lingualis ad ganglion submandibulare …   Medical dictionary

  • sensory root of submandibular ganglion — rami ganglionares nervi lingualis ad ganglion submandibulare …   Medical dictionary

  • Submandibular gland — Salivary glands: 1 parotid gland, 2 submandibular gland, 3 sublingual gland Latin glandula submandibularis …   Wikipedia

  • Ganglion impar — Gray s subject #214 984 The pelvic portion of each sympathetic trunk is situated in front of the sacrum, medial to the anterior sacral foramina. It consists of four or five small sacral ganglia, connected together by interganglionic cords, and… …   Wikipedia

  • ganglion submandibulare — [TA] submandibular ganglion: a parasympathetic ganglion located superior to the deep part of the submandibular gland, on the lateral surface of the hyoglossus muscle; its preganglionic fibers are derived from the facial nerve by way of the chorda …   Medical dictionary

  • ganglion sublinguale — [TA] sublingual ganglion: a ganglion of nerve cells sometimes found on the fibers passing distally from the submandibular ganglion to the lingual nerve …   Medical dictionary

  • Ganglion — The celebrated 2nd century Greek physician Galen ((c. 130 201 A.D.) who lived and worked in Rome first used the word ganglion to denote a nerve complex. Ganglion still is used to refer to an aggregation of nerve cell bodies. Another use of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Submandibular duct — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = ductus submaxillaris GraySubject = 241 GrayPage = 1135 Caption = Dissection, showing salivary glands of right side. (Labeled as submaxillary duct , but is identified as submandibular duct in newer sources.) …   Wikipedia

  • Otic ganglion — Nerve: Otic ganglion The otic ganglion and its branches. Mandibular division of trifacial nerve, seen f …   Wikipedia


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