superior ganglion


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superior ganglion

[sə′pir·ē·ər ′gaŋ·glē·ən]
(neuroscience)
The upper sensory ganglion of the glossopharyngeal nerve, located in the upper part of the jugular foramen; it is inconstant.
The upper sensory ganglion of the vagus nerve, located in the jugular foramen.
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