The upper ganglion of the glossopharyngeal nerve[MP]. is situated in the upper part of the groove in which the glossopharyngeal nerve is lodged during its passage through the jugular foramen. It is very small, and is usually regarded as a detached portion of the inferior ganglion [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superior_ganglion_of_glossopharyngeal_nerve ]

Synonyms: superior glossopharyngeal ganglion of the glossopharyngeal (IX) nerve superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve Ehrenritter's ganglion ganglion superius (nervus glossopharyngeus) ganglion superius nervus glossopharyngei superior glossopharyngeal ganglia glossopharyngeal nerve jugular ganglion glossopharyngeal nerve superior ganglion superior glossopharyngeal ganglion ninth cranial nerve superior ganglion intracranial ganglion

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latin term
ganglion superius nervus glossopharyngei [ FMA:TA FMA:53474 ]

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Synonym modified from WP original

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ganglion superius nervi glossopharyngei
jugular ganglion
superior petrosal ganglion
glossopharyngeal IX superior ganglion
glossopharyngeal superior ganglion

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UBERON:0005361

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