Digastric branch of facial nerve

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Digastric branch of facial nerve
Gray788.png
Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. ("To digastric" labeled at bottom left.)
Details
Identifiers
Latinramus digastricus nervi facialis
TAA14.2.01.105
FMA53288
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The digastric branch of facial nerve arises close to the stylomastoid foramen, and divides into several filaments, which supply the posterior belly of the Digastricus; one of these filaments joins the glossopharyngeal nerve.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 905 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links[edit]