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.
Synonym(s): ramus communicans cum chorda tympani (1) [TA], communicating branch of chorda tympani to lingual nerve, ramus communicans nervi lingualis cum chorda tympani
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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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