nerve to stapedius muscle


A branch of the facial nerve arising in the facial canal and innervating the stapedius muscle.

Nearby words

  1. nerve of tensor tympani muscle,
  2. nerve plexus,
  3. nerve root,
  4. nerve rootlet,
  5. nerve tissue,
  6. nerve trunk,
  7. nerve-racking,
  8. nerve-wracking,
  9. nerveless,
  10. nervelessly

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