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.
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The otic ganglion and its branches. (Tensor veli palatini visible at center left.)
Details
From medial pterygoid nerve
Innervates tensor veli palatini
Identifiers
Latin nervus musculi tensoris veli palatini
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_05/12566244
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.