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

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

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
trigeminal ganglia

taxonomic disambiguation
fused trigeminal ganglion [ NCBITaxon:32524 ]

contributor

https://github.com/ANiknejad
https://github.com/cmungall
https://github.com/mellybelly

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 narrow synonym

fused trigeminal ganglion

has related synonym

Gasser's ganglion
trigeminal ganglia
ganglion of trigeminal nerve
Gasserian ganglia
ganglion trigeminale
trigeminus ganglion
gV
ganglion semilunare

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.