Modality: Diagram

Used in the following articles:

  • Geniculate ganglion - “ The geniculate ganglion contains fibres for taste and somatic sensation and is located in the petrous temporal bone.  Gross anatomy It is locate...”
  • Facial nerve - “ The facial nerve is one of the key cranial nerves with a complex and broad range of functions. Although at first glance it is the motor nerve of ...”
  • External petrosal nerve - “ The external petrosal nerve is one of the three branches from the geniculate ganglion. It carries sympathetic fibers to the middle meningeal artery. ”
  • Greater superficial petrosal nerve - “ The greater (superficial) petrosal nerve originates at the geniculate ganglion, where the nervus intermedius and facial nerve join. It contains ma...”
  • Lesser petrosal nerve - “ The lesser petrosal nerve carries parasympathetic (secretory) fibers from both the tympanic plexus and the nervus intermedius, to the parotid glan...”

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