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trigeminal ganglion

trigeminal ganglion in Medicine

trigeminal ganglion n.
The large, flattened, sensory ganglion of the trigeminal nerve, lying close to the cavernous sinus along the medial part of the middle cranial fossa. Also called gasserian ganglion, semilunar ganglion.

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