Digastric branch of facial nerve

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Nerve: Digastric branch of facial nerve
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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
Dorlands
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



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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