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Nerve: Inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
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Plan of upper portions of glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves. (Petrous ganglion visible near center.)
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Latin ganglion inferius nervi glossopharyngei, ganglion petrosum
Gray's subject #204 98
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The inferior ganglion of the glossopharyngeal nerve (petrous ganglion) is larger than the superior ganglion and is situated in a depression in the lower border of the petrous portion of the temporal bone.

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