Tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve

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Tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
Details
Latin Rami tonsillares nervi glossopharyngei
From
Glossopharyngeal nerve
Identifiers
Gray's p.909
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12692346
TA A14.2.01.147
FMA 53489
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve supply the palatine tonsil, forming around it a plexus from which filaments are distributed to the soft palate and fauces, where they communicate with the palatine nerves.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.