Nerve to the stapedius

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Nerve to the stapedius
From facial nerve
Innervates Stapedius
Latin nervus stapedius
TA A14.2.01.101
FMA 53275
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 stapedius muscle.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 904 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links[edit]

  • cranialnerves at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (VII)