Tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve

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Nerve: Tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
Latin Rami tonsillares nervi glossopharyngei
Gray's p.909
From Glossopharyngeal nerve

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

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








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