The cranial ganglion that is associated with and extends fibers into the trigeminal nerve. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK53171 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/693 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

taxonomic disambiguation
fused trigeminal ganglion [ NCBITaxon:32524 ]

plural term
trigeminal ganglia

contributor

https://github.com/ANiknejad

https://github.com/cmungall

https://github.com/mellybelly

definition

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

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/69/Gray776.png

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 exact synonym

5th ganglion

semilunar ganglion

trigeminal V ganglion

fifth ganglion

ganglion of trigeminal complex

Gasserian ganglion

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

gV

id

UBERON:0001675

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.