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pterygopalatine ganglion

pterygopalatine ganglion in Medicine

pterygopalatine ganglion n.
A small parasympathetic ganglion in the upper pterygopalatine fossa whose postsynaptic fibers supply the lacrimal and nasal glands. Also called sphenopalatine ganglion.

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