Definition of Otoganglion

1. Noun. An autonomic ganglion whose postganglionic fibers are distributed to the parotid gland.

Exact synonyms: Otic Ganglion
Generic synonyms: Autonomic Ganglion



Medical Definition of Otoganglion

1. An autonomic ganglion situated below the foramen ovale medial to the mandibular nerve; its postganglionic, parasympathetic fibres are distributed to the parotid gland. Synonym: ganglion oticum, Arnold's ganglion, auricular ganglion, otoganglion. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otoganglion

otoconite
otoconites
otoconium
otocrane
otocranes
otocranial
otocranium
otocyst
otocystic
otocysts
otodectic
otodectic mange
otodynia
otoencephalitis
otoferlin
otoganglion (current term)
otogenic
otogenous abscess
otography
otolaryngological
otolaryngologist
otolaryngologists
otolaryngology
otolite
otolith
otolithic
otolithic membrane
otoliths
otolitic
otologic

Literary usage of Otoganglion

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1. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"[Gr. oJf ear -f ┬░MMI pain.] Pain, more especially chronic pain, in the ear. glion. otoganglion (6-to-gangli-on). ..."

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