Superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve

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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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