Parasympathetic Ganglia of The Head

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Parasympathetic Ganglia of The Head
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Parasympathetic Ganglia of the head
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  1. Ciliary Ganglion
    • Input Function: Oculomotor Nerve [III]
    • Cranial nerve origin of preganglionic fibers: Oculuomotor nerve [III]
    • Function: Innervation of sphincter pupillae muscle for pupillary constriction, and ciliary muscles for accommodation of lens for near vision
  2. Pterygopalatine Ganglion
    • Input Function: Greater petrosal nerve
    • Cranial nerve origin of preganglionic fibers: Facial nerve [VII]
    • Function: Innervation of the lacrimal gland and mucous glands of the nasal cavity, maxillary sinus, and palate
  3. Otic Ganglion
    • Input function: Lesser petrosal nerve
    • Cranial nerve origin of preganglionic fibers: Glossopharyngeal nerve [IX]
    • Function: innervation of parotid gland
  4. Submandibular Ganglion
    • Input Function: Chora tympani to lingual
    • Cranial nerve origin of preganglionic fibers: Facial nerve [VII]
    • Function: Innervation of submandibular and sublingual glands

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