geniculate ganglion

noun

: a small reddish ganglion consisting of sensory and sympathetic nerve cells located at the sharp backward bend of the facial nerve

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“Geniculate ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/geniculate%20ganglion. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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