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Laboratory 29. Orbits and Eye
Step 11. The Ciliary Ganglion

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Follow the inferior division of the oculomotor nerve anteriorly between the optic nerve and the lateral rectus muscle (see Figure 29.3). Next, identify the small, rounded ciliary ganglion [indicated by the tip of the upper probe] which is suspended from the branches of the ophthalmic nerve. The ciliary ganglion is a parasympathetic ganglion.

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Grant's: 7.46
Netter: 81
Rohen/Yokochi: 137