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Comparative morphology and topography of cranial parasympathetic ganglia connected with the trigeminal nerve in mouse rat and hamster mus musculus rattus norvegicus mesocricetus auratus

Kuder, T.

Folia Morphologica 42(3): 187-198

1983


ISSN/ISBN: 0015-5659
Accession: 004996836

Using the thiocholine method of Koelle-Friedenwald, otic ganglia in mice, rats and Syrian hamsters were examined. They were singular compact structures, topographically closer connected with the maxillary artery than with the mandibular nerve. They are quite considerably differentiated, both individually and between species. The specific situation and the shape of the otic ganglion in hamster differs markedly from other rodents under investigation.

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