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Nerve: Jugular ganglion
Gray791
Plan of upper portions of glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves. (Jugular ganglion visible near center.)
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Latin ganglion superius nervi vagi, ganglion jugulare
Gray's subject #205 911
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The vagus presents a well-marked ganglionic enlargement, which is called the superior ganglion of the vagus nerve (jugular ganglion, ganglion of the root); to it the accessory nerve is connected by one or two filaments.

It is of a grayish color, spherical in form, and about 4 mm. in diameter.

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