Digastric branch of facial nerve

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.

Digastric branch of facial nerve
Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. ("To digastric" labeled at bottom left.)
Latinramus digastricus nervi facialis
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy


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