Medical Definition of Sphenopalatine ganglion

1. A small parasympathetic ganglion in the upper part of the pterygopalatine fossa whose postsynaptic fibres supply the lacrimal, nasal, palatine and pharyngeal glands. Synonym: ganglion pterygopalatinum, Meckel's ganglion, nasal ganglion, sphenopalatine ganglion. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphenopalatine Ganglion

sphenoidal turbinated bones
sphenoidale
sphenoiditis
sphenoidostomy
sphenoidotomy
sphenoids
sphenomalar
sphenomandibular ligament
sphenomaxillary
sphenomaxillary fissure
sphenomaxillary fossa
sphenomaxillary suture
sphenopalatine
sphenopalatine artery
sphenopalatine foramen
sphenopalatine ganglion (current term)
sphenopalatine neuralgia
sphenopalatine notch
sphenoparietal
sphenoparietal sinus
sphenoparietal suture
sphenopetrosal
sphenopetrosal fissure
sphenopetrosal synchondrosis
sphenopsid
sphenopsids
sphenorbital
sphenosalpingostaphylinus
sphenosquamosal
sphenosquamous suture

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