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Nerve to the stapedius

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Nerve to the stapedius

Nerve to the stapedius
Latin nervus stapedius
From facial nerve
Innervates Stapedius
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 muscle.


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

External links

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

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