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SUBMANDIBULAR GANGLION-SITE

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SUBMANDIBULAR GANGLION-SITE

1. The submandibular ganglion hangs suspended from the lingual nerve atop the hyoglossus.

2. It is a relay station between the chorda tympani and submandibular/sublingual glands.

3. The lingual nerve is a branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal and carries taste & general sensation from the anterior 2/3 of the tongue.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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