Geniculate Ganglion


Ganglia, Geniculate

Ganglion, Geniculate

Geniculate Ganglia

The sensory ganglion of the facial (7th cranial) nerve. The geniculate ganglion cells send central processes to the brain stem and peripheral processes to the taste buds in the anterior tongue, the soft palate, and the skin of the external auditory meatus and the mastoid process.