Medical Definition of Nerve of pterygoid canal

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)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerve Of Pterygoid Canal

nerve field
nerve force
nerve gas
nerve gases
nerve graft
nerve growth cone
nerve growth factor
nerve growth factor antiserum
nerve growth factors
nerve implantation
nerve impulse
nerve impulses
nerve net
nerve nets
nerve of external acoustic meatus
nerve of pterygoid canal (current term)
nerve of smell
nerve of tensor tympani muscle
nerve of tensor veli palatini muscle
nerve of tympanic membrane
nerve pain
nerve pathway
nerve plexus
nerve regeneration
nerve root
nerve root sleeve
nerve sheath tumours
nerve stroma
nerve suture
nerve tissue

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