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Autonomics of the Head

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Name the parasympathetic cranial nerves   Oculomotor, Facial, Glossopharyngeal and Vagus  
Anatomically wise how is the trigeminal nerve associated with the parasympathic ganglion?   Ophthalmic: Ciliary, Maxillary: Pterygopalatine and Mandibular: Submandibular  
Superior cervical ganglion-ciliary ganglion   SCG passes internal carotid artery, ophthalmic artery and out ciliary ganglion or avoids ciliary ganglion and to ciliary nerve to back of eye  
Lacrimal nerve   Only sensory, branch of ophthalmic to lacrimal gland  
Pterygopalatine ganglion   Sit in fissure between maxilla and pterygoid process. Responsible for all lacrimal, nasal and secretions of sinuses.  
What gives off deep, lesser and greater petrosal?   Carotid plexus: deep petrosal through foramen lacerum. Facial: greater petrosal that synapses in pterygopalatine ganglion. Glossopharyngeal: Lesser petrosal which synapses at otic  
Chorda tympani   Anterior 2/3 of tongue for taste. branch of facial nerve.  
Lingual nerve   Submandibular ganglion is hanging off of lingual nerve  
Otic ganglion   Parasympathetic: Tympanic branch of Glossopharyngeal nerve that comes out of middle cranial fossa as lesser petrosal and synapses at otic ganglion.  
Auriculotemporal nerve   Sympathethic and parasympathetic nerves back to parotid gland  
Ciliary ganglion   Oculomotor nerve and short and long ciliary nerves go to the back of the eye  
Submandibular ganglion   Innervates the submandibular gland and sublingual gland which secretes saliva via the chorda tympani synapse in the ganglion  


   


 
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