Nerve to tensor veli palatini

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Nerve to tensor veli palatini
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Mandibular division of trifacial nerve, seen from the middle line.
The otic ganglion and its branches. (Tensor veli palatini visible at center left.)
From medial pterygoid nerve
Innervates tensor veli palatini
Latin nervus musculi tensoris veli palatini
TA A14.2.01.068
FMA 53075
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The nerve to tensor veli palatini is a small nerve which is unique in that it is the only branch of the mandibular nerve providing motor innervation to the palate.