trigeminal ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of trigeminal ganglion

: the large flattened sensory root ganglion of the trigeminal nerve that lies within the skull and behind the orbit

called also gasserian ganglion, semilunar ganglion

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“Trigeminal ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trigeminal%20ganglion. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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