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Scarpa's ganglion

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The ganglion of the vestibular nerve. A ganglion in the internal auditory canal within the vestibular portion of the eighth nerve. It is actually two ganglia and consists of the bodies of the primary vestibular neurons which separated into a superior and an inferior group.


  • A. Scarpa:
    Anatomicarum annotationum.
    2 volumes, Modena and Pavia, 1779, 1785. 2nd edition, Milano, 1792.

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