pharyngeal nerve

(redirected from Bock nerve)

pharyngeal nerve

[TA]
branch of pterygopalatine ganglion passing posteriorly through pharyngeal canal to supply postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to mucus glands of nasopharynx.
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pha·ryn·ge·al nerve

(făr-in'jē-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of pterygopalatine ganglion passing posteriorly through the pharyngeal canal to supply postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to mucus glands of the nasopharynx.
Synonym(s): Bock nerve, nervus pharyngeus, pharyngeal branch of pterygopalatine ganglion, ramus pharyngeus ganglii pterygopalatini.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pha·ryn·ge·al nerve

(făr-in'jē-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of pterygopalatine ganglion passing posteriorly through pharyngeal canal to supply postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to mucous glands of nasopharynx.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012