inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve

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in·fe·ri·or gan·gli·on of glos·so·pha·ryn·ge·al nerve

[TA]
the inferior, more significant, of two sensory ganglions on the glossopharyngeal nerve immediately inferior to its exit from the jugular foramen. The unipolar neurons comprising the ganglia convey taste and general sensation from the posterior third of the tongue, but only general sensation from the fauces, soft palate, and oropharynx.

in·fe·ri·or gan·gli·on of glos·so·pha·ryn·ge·al nerve

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr gang'glē-ŏn glos'ō-făr-in'jē-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
The lower of two sensory ganglions on the glossopharyngeal nerve as it traverses the jugular foramen.

Andersch,

Carolus Samuel, German anatomist, 1732-1777.
Andersch ganglion - the lower of two sensory ganglions on the glossopharyngeal nerve as it traverses the jugular foramen. Synonym(s): inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
Andersch nerve - Synonym(s): tympanic nerve