Nerve to the stapedius

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Nerve: Nerve to the stapedius
Latin nervus stapedius
Gray's p.904
Innervates Stapedius
From facial nerve
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The Nerve to the Stapedius (tympanic branch) arises opposite the pyramidal eminence.

It passes through a small canal in this eminence to reach the muscle.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.