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Fig. 5. Sketch of nerves in occipital region

Meckel’s cartilage is stipled. The lateral head vein an part of the internal jugular vein are also shown.

The mandibular division (fig. 5), the largest branch of the trigeminal, springs as a short thick trunk from the posterior angle of the semilunar ganglion. It passes downwards (caudally) for a short distance before breaking up into its various branches.

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Dickie JK. The anatomy of the head end of a 20 mm human embryo. (1914) J Anat Physiol., 48(4): 445-60. PMID 17233010

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