Cranial Parasympathetic Ganglia

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After completion of this video session, it is expected that you will be able to:
- List the four cranial parasympathetic ganglia: ciliary, pterygopalatine, otic and submandibular,
- Identify the location of each ganglion,
- Describe the origin of the preganglionic fibers from brain stem nuclei,
- Describe the destination of the postganglionic fibers,
- Follow the course of pre- and post-ganglionic fibers,
- Explain the applied anatomy of gustatory hyperlacrimation (crocodile tears syndrome),

Presented and edited by Dr. Akram Jaffar, Ph.D.

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