communicating branch of chorda tympani with lingual nerve

communicating branch of chorda tympani with lingual nerve

[TA]
terminal branch of chorda tympani joining the lingual nerve in the infratemporal fossa; conveys sensory fibers for taste from anterior two thirds of tongue and presynaptic parasympathetic fibers destined for submandibular ganglion for innervation of submandibular and sublingual salivary glands.

com·mu·ni·ca·ting branch of chor·da tym·pa·ni with lin·gual nerve

(kŏ-myūni-kāt-ing branch kōrdă timpă-nī linggwăl nĕrv) [TA]
Terminal branch of chorda tympani joining the lingual nerve in the infratemporal fossa.
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