Stylohyoid branch of facial nerve

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Stylohyoid branch of facial nerve
Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. ("To stylohyoid" labeled at bottom left.)
From facial nerve
Latin ramus stylohyoideus nervi facialis
TA A14.2.01.106
FMA 53298
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

In human neuroanatomy of the face, the stylohyoid branch of facial nerve frequently arises in conjunction with the digastric branch; it is long and slender, and enters the Stylohyoideus about its middle.


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

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