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Which of the following nuclei gives rise to parasympathetic preganglionic axons that travel in the glossopharyngeal nerve?

A. dorsal motor nucleus
B. edinger-westphal nucleus
C. inferior salivatory nucleus
D. nucleus ambiguus
E. superior salivatory nucleus




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Nucleus Ambiguous


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i know it si going to supply parotid gland..is it superior salivatory nucleus? :roll:


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Actually, now that u mentioned the salivatory nucleus usmleasr, it dawned unto me that it's Inferior Salivatory Nucleus. The superior salivatory nucleus is for CN 7. :?


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u're right Bela, the correct ans. is C





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