digastric branch of facial nerve


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di·gas·tric branch of fa·cial nerve

[TA]
branch of the facial nerve, arising as the nerve exits the facial canal, proximal to the parotid plexus, innervating the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.

di·gas·tric branch of fa·cial nerve

(dī-gastrik branch fāshăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of facial nerve, arising as nerve exits facial canal, proximal to parotid plexus, innervating the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.