Deep petrosal nerve
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|Nerve: Deep petrosal nerve|
|Latin||nervus petrosus profundus|
|From||internal carotid plexus|
|To||nerve of pterygoid canal|
It then enters the cartilaginous substance which fills the foramen lacerum, and joins with the greater superficial petrosal nerve to form the nerve of the pterygoid canal, also known as the Vidian nerve.
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