Medical Definition of Nervus canalis pterygoidei

1. The nerve constituting the parasympathetic and sympathetic root of the pterygopalatine ganglion; it is formed in the region of the foramen lacerum by the union of the greater superficial petrosal and the deep petrosal nerves, and runs through the pterygoid canal to the pterygopalatine fossa. Synonym: nervus canalis pterygoidei, radix facialis, facial root, vidian nerve. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Canalis Pterygoidei

nervus abducens
nervus accessorius
nervus acusticus
nervus alveolaris inferior
nervus ampullaris anterior
nervus ampullaris lateralis
nervus ampullaris posterior
nervus antebrachii anterior
nervus antebrachii posterior
nervus articularis
nervus auricularis magnus
nervus auricularis posterior
nervus auriculotemporalis
nervus axillaris
nervus buccalis
nervus canalis pterygoidei (current term)
nervus cardiacus cervicalis inferior
nervus cardiacus cervicalis medius
nervus cardiacus cervicalis superior
nervus caroticotympanicus
nervus caroticus internus
nervus cervicalis superficialis
nervus ciliaris brevis
nervus ciliaris longus
nervus coccygeus
nervus cochlearis
nervus communicans fibularis
nervus communicans peroneus
nervus cutaneus
nervus cutaneus antebrachii lateralis

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