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Taste Pathways: Schema Anatomy


Taste Pathways: Schema Anatomy
Sensory cortex (just inferior to face area), Usual pathway, Accessory pathway, Ventral posteromedial (VPM) nucleus of thalamus, Lateral hypothalamic area, Amygdaloid body, Parabrachial nucleus, Trigeminal nerve (CN V), Trigeminal (semilunar) ganglion, Ophthalmic nerve (CN V1), Maxillary nerve (CN V2), Mandibular nerve (CN V3), Pterygopalatine ganglion, Nerve (vidian) of pterygoid canal, Lingual nerve, 
Fungiform papillae, Foliate papillae, Vallate papillae, Epiglottis, Larynx, Internal branch of superior laryngeal nerve, Mesencephalic nucleus and Motor nucleus of trigeminal nerve Pons, Greater petrosal nerve from intermediate nerve, Geniculate ganglion, Facial nerve (CN VII) and intermediate nerve (of Wrisberg), Nuclei of solitary tract (rostral part), Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), Medulla oblongata (lower part), Inferior (petrosal) ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve, Inferior (nodose) ganglion of vagus nerve, Vagus nerve (CN X), Superior laryngeal nerve, Lingual branch of glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), Otic ganglion, Chorda tympani from intermediate nerve

Taste Pathways: Schema Anatomy