Medical Definition of Ganglion of facial nerve

1. The sensory ganglion of the facial (7th cranial) nerve. The geniculate ganglion cells send central processes to the brainstem and peripheral processes to the taste buds in the anterior tongue, the soft palate, and the skin of the external auditory meatus and the mastoid process. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganglion Of Facial Nerve

ganglion cervicale medium
ganglion cervicale superius
ganglion cervicothoracicum
ganglion ciliare
ganglion cyst
ganglion cysts
ganglion extracraniale
ganglion geniculi
ganglion habenulae
ganglion impar
ganglion inferius nervi glossopharyngei
ganglion inferius nervi vagi
ganglion isthmi
ganglion mesentericum inferius
ganglion mesentericum superius
ganglion of facial nerve (current term)
ganglion of intermediate nerve
ganglion of nervus intermedius
ganglion of trunk of vagus
ganglion oticum
ganglion pterygopalatinum
ganglion ridge
ganglion spinale
ganglion spirale cochleae
ganglion splanchnicum
ganglion stellatum
ganglion sublinguale
ganglion submandibulare
ganglion superius nervi glossopharyngei
ganglion superius nervi vagi

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