Auricular ganglion

Auricular ganglion --> otic ganglion

An autonomic ganglion situated below the foramen ovale medial to the mandibular nerve; its postganglionic, parasympathetic fibres are distributed to the parotid gland.

Synonym: ganglion oticum, arnolds ganglion, auricular ganglion, otoganglion.

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