cervical branch of facial nerve

cer·vi·cal branch of fa·cial nerve

[TA]
the most inferior branch of the parotid plexus of the facial nerve, it descends to innervate the platysma muscle.

cer·vi·cal branch of fa·cial nerve

(sĕrvi-kăl branch fāshăl nĕrv) [TA]
Most inferior branch of parotid plexus of facial nerve; descends to innervate platysma muscle.
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12] Cervical branch of facial nerve was paralysed in 2 out of 4 submandibular surgery.
The Cervical branch of facial nerve innervates the platysma muscle.