pharyngeal nerve


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pharyngeal nerve

[TA]
branch of pterygopalatine ganglion passing posteriorly through pharyngeal canal to supply postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers to mucus glands of nasopharynx.

pharyngeal nerve

a nerve that passes posteriorly from the pterygopalatine ganglion and through the palatovaginal canal to supply the mucosa and glands of the nasopharynx.

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.

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.