trigeminal ganglion
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The term trigeminal ganglion refers to a crescent-shaped (semilunar) ganglion located in the peripheral nervous system where the ophthalmic, maxillary and mandibular branches of the trigeminal nerve merge. It is not part of the brain ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: Gasserian ganglion, semilunar ganglion, Ganglion trigeminale


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