inferior ganglion


: the lower and larger of the two sensory ganglia of the glossopharyngeal nerve

called also petrosal ganglion, petrous ganglion

compare superior ganglion sense 1
: the lower of the two ganglia of the vagus nerve that forms a swelling just beyond the exit of the nerve from the jugular foramen

called also inferior vagal ganglion, nodose ganglion

compare superior ganglion sense 2

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“Inferior ganglion.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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