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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


Nucleus Ambiguous


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


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. :?


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

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