The cranial ganglion that is associated with and extends fibers into the trigeminal nerve. [ ]

Synonyms: 5th ganglion trigeminal V ganglion semilunar ganglion fifth ganglion Gasserian ganglion ganglion of trigeminal complex

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
trigeminal ganglia

taxonomic disambiguation
fused trigeminal ganglion [ NCBITaxon:32524 ]


depicted by

editor note

consider renaming this 'trigeminal ganglion complex'. The complex may be fused (amniotes) partially fused (xenopus) or separate (sharks)

external definition

A prominent collection of touch-sensory neurons of the trigeminal or fifth cranial nerve, positioned beside the brain between the eye and the ear. Kimmel et al, 1995.[TAO]

has narrow synonym

fused trigeminal ganglion

has related synonym

trigeminal ganglia

Gasser's ganglion

ganglion of trigeminal nerve

Gasserian ganglia

ganglion trigeminale

trigeminus ganglion

ganglion semilunare




taxon notes

In Xenopus, the profundal and the trigeminal ganglia are separate distally but fused at their proximal end as they condense around NF stage 24.