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Parasympathetic ganglia
The four parasympathetic ganglia are the ciliary, otic, pterygopalatine and sub-mandibular.

Here is a simple mnemonic to remember them.

C Ciliary
O Otic
P Pterygopalatine
S Submandibular

If this is far too boring (and you are not the politically correct type) then perhaps this modified but rather unflattering phrase of sound-likes and initial letters will be more memorable to you.

Silly Old People stay Mouldy

Silly Ciliary
Old Optic
People Pterygopalatine
Stay Mouldy SubMandibular
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