Superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve

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Nerve: Superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
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Plan of upper portions of glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
Latin ganglion superius nervi glossopharyngei
Gray's subject #204 908
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The superior ganglion (jugular ganglion) is situated in the upper part of the groove in which the glossopharyngeal nerve is lodged during its passage through the jugular foramen.

It is very small, and is usually regarded as a detached portion of the petrous ganglion.

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