sympathetic root of sublingual ganglion
sympathetic root of sublingual ganglion[TA]
branch arising from the periarterial plexus of the facial artery, bringing postsynaptic sympathetic fibers from the superior cervical sympathetic ganglion that traverse the ganglion without synapse for distribution to blood vessels of the sublingual gland.
Synonym(s): radix sympathica ganglii sublingualis [TA]
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