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.
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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.
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