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Sensory supply of soft palate

 # The sensory supply of soft palate is from:
A. Glossopharyngeal and vagus nerve
B. Maxillary nerve and mandibular nerve
C. Glossopharyngeal nerve and maxillary nerve
D. None of the above



The correct answer is C. Glossopharyngeal nerve and maxillary nerve.

General sensory nerves are derived from: a) The middle and posterior lesser palatine nerves, which are branches of the maxillary nerve through the pterygopalatine ganglion and b) from pharyngeal branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve. 

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