Sensory ganglia for somatosensory fibres

Most somatic sensory fibres are carried in the trigeminal nerve: their cell bodies are in the trigeminal ganglion. The small number of somatosensory fibres in the vagus nerve (X) have cell bodies in the jugular (superior) vagal ganglion; those in the facial nerve (VII) have cell bodies in the geniculate ganglion; and those in the

Cranial Nerve Sensory Ganglion
Fig. 4.1 Trigeminal (somatic) sensory system (e.g. cutaneous sensation), see also Fig. 5.1.

glossopharyngeal nerve (IX) have cell bodies in the superior glossopharyngeal ganglion.

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