genu of facial nerve(redirected from genu nervi facialis)
ge·nu of fa·cial nerve[TA]
the curve that the fibers of the root of the facial nerve describe around the abducens nucleus in the pontine tegmentum; the internal genu of the facial nerve.
Synonym(s): genu nervi facialis [TA]
pl. genua [L.] the knee.
genu of facial nerve
the bend in the facial nerve at the lateral end of the internal acoustic meatus.
hyperextensibility of the knee joint.