geniculate ganglion n.
A ganglion of the intermediate nerve located within the facial canal and containing sensory neurons that innervate taste buds on the front two-thirds of the tongue.
- Geniculate neuralgia
geniculate neuralgia n. A severe stabbing pain deep in the ear. Also called Hunt’s neuralgia, neuralgia facialis vera.
[juh-nik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /dʒəˌnɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the state of being geniculate. 2. a geniculate formation.
geniculum ge·nic·u·lum (jə-nĭk’yə-ləm) n. pl. ge·nic·u·la (-lə)
[jee-nee] /ˈdʒi ni/ noun 1. Islamic Mythology. . 2. a spirit, often appearing in human form, that when summoned by a person carries out the wishes of the summoner. 3. any spirit; demon. /ˈdʒiːnɪ/ noun 1. (in fairy tales and stories) a servant who appears by magic and fulfils a person’s wishes 2. another word […]