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Trigeminal Ganglion

The semilunar-shaped ganglion containing the cells of origin of most of the sensory fibers of the trigeminal nerve. It is situated within the dural cleft on the cerebral surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone and gives off the ophthalmic, maxillary, and part of the mandibular nerves.

Year introduced: 1990(1975)

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Tree Number(s): A08.340.390.850, A08.800.350.850, A08.800.800.120.760.825

MeSH Unique ID: D012668

Entry Terms:

  • Ganglion, Trigeminal
  • Trigeminal Ganglions
  • Gasserian Ganglion
  • Ganglion, Gasserian
  • Trigeminal Ganglia
  • Ganglia, Trigeminal
  • Trigeminal Ganglias
  • Gasser's Ganglion
  • Ganglion, Gasser's
  • Gasser Ganglion
  • Gassers Ganglion
  • Semilunar Ganglion
  • Ganglion, Semilunar
  • Semilunar Ganglions

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