Special visceral efferent
Special visceral efferent (SVE) refers to efferent nerves which supply muscles which derived from the branchial arches. Examples of nerves that contain SVE fibers include the trigeminal nerve, the facial nerve, the glossopharyngeal nerve, the vagus nerve, and the accessory nerve.
Some sources prefer the term "branchiomotor".
- Norman/Georgetown cranialnerves
- Mehta, Samir et al. Step-Up: A High-Yield, Systems-Based Review for the USMLE Step 1. Baltimore, MD: LWW, 2003.