What is GREATER SUPERFICIAL PETROSAL NERVE (GSP NERVE)?

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the nerve that carries taste information from the soft palate, merges with the chorda tympani and forms the intermediate nerve and is the sensory component of the 7th cranial nerve.

GREATER SUPERFICIAL PETROSAL NERVE (GSP NERVE): "The greater superficial petrosal nerve is used for taste."

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