- Deep petrosal nerve
Nerve: Deep petrosal nerve Alveolar branches of superior maxillary nerve and sphenopalatine ganglion. (Deep petrosal labeled at bottom, center-right.) Latin n. petrosus profundus Gray's subject #200 892 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.
These fibers innervate blood vessels and mucous glands of the head and neck.
The cranial nerves: trigeminal nerve ophthalmic
(V2)in meningeson face
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