nerve of pterygoid canal

n.

The nerve that constitutes the motor and sympathetic roots of the pterygopalatine ganglion and runs through the pterygoid canal to the pterygopalatine fossa.

Nearby words

  1. nerve graft,
  2. nerve growth factor,
  3. nerve growth factor antiserum,
  4. nerve impulse,
  5. nerve net,
  6. nerve of tensor muscle of soft palate,
  7. nerve of tensor tympani muscle,
  8. nerve plexus,
  9. nerve root,
  10. nerve rootlet


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