nerve of tensor tympani muscle

nerve of ten·sor tym·pa·ni mus·cle

(nĕrv ten'sōr tim'pă-nī mŭs'ĕl)
A branch of the mandibular nerve conveying fibers from the motor root of the trigeminal nerve that pass through the otic ganglion without synapse to supply the tensor tympani muscle.
Synonym(s): nervus musculi tensoris tympani [TA] .