Digastric branch of facial nerve
|Nerve: Digastric branch of facial nerve|
|Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. ("To digastric" labeled at bottom left.)|
|Latin||ramus digastricus nervi facialis|
|Gray's||subject #202 905|
The digastric branch of facial nerve arises close to the stylomastoid foramen, and divides into several filaments, which supply the posterior belly of the Digastricus; one of these filaments joins the glossopharyngeal nerve.
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