masseteric


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masseteric

adjective Referring or pertaining to the masseter (muscle).
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One potential drawback to coaptation of the masseteric nerve to the main trunk of the facial nerve is increased risk of synkinesis.
A large proportion of patients are able to achieve a spontaneous smile with a masseteric donor nerve.
The masseteric nerve is an excellent donor nerve for cases of recent-onset facial paralysis given its close anatomic proximity to the zygomatic and buccal divisions of the facial nerve, straightforward harvest technique, strong axonal volume, low morbidity, and potential for spontaneity.