Flashcards in Unit 2 Deck (189)
Name three nerves which are located in the internal acoustic meatus?
The apparent origin of the facial nerve lies at the inferior pontine sulcus, just lateral to the recess between _____________ and ___________.
Inferior cerebellar peduncle (restiform body)
Name four cranial nuclei and their modality related with the facial nerve.
Nucleus of the facial nerve - branchial efferent
Superior salivatory nucleus - visceral efferent
Tractus solitarius nucleus - taste sensation and efferent fibers
Spinal nucleus of the trigeminal nerve - general sensory
The small sensory root of the facial nerve is called ________.
Name the nucleus which sends efferent fibers to the ventral group of nucleus of the thalamus.
SUPERIOR SALIVATORY NUCLEUS
At the end of the acoustic meatus the facial nerve enters the ______ which descends to reach the _______
The genicular ganglion communicates with the pterygopalatine ganglion through the _________
greater petrosal nerve of the facial nerve
The cervical branch of the facial nerve communicates with _______ of _____
TRANSVERSE CUTANEOUS CERVICAL NERVE
C2 & C3
Name the nerve which carries taste fibers from the palate & preganglionic parasympathetic nerve for the lacrimal, nasal & palatine mucosal glands.
GREATER PETROSAL NERVE
In the foramen lacerum, the greater petrosal nerve joined with the ____________ from _________ & it becomes the nerve of the pterygoid canal.
DEEP PETROSAL NERVE
internal carotid plexus
Name the nerve which connects the genicular ganglion to the otic ganglion.
lesser petrosal nerve
Name the nerve which conveys the middle meningeal sympathetic plexus to the genicular ganglion.
EXTERNAL PETROSAL NERVE
Before the facial nerve emerges from the stylomastoid foramen, it receives the auricular branch from ___________
the VAGUS nerve
Name two nerves from the facial nerve which arise in the facial canal.
NERVE TO THE STAPEDIUS OF THE CHORDA TYMPANI
Name the nerve which passes the middle tympanic cavity through the anterior & then posterior canaliculi. _____ of _____
Name the nerve which communicates with the posterior branch of the great auricular nerve.
POSTERIOR AURICULAR NERVE
Name the nerve which supplies the occipital belly of the epicranium.
OCCIPITAL branch of Posterior Auricular of the Facial nerve
Name the nerve which supplies the intrinsic muscles of the lateral surface of the auricle.
TEMPORAL NERVE OF FACIAL NERVE
Name the nerve which supplies the frontal belly of the occipitofrontalis.
Temporal nerve of Facial nerve
Name the six intrinsic muscles of the auricle.
Name the two nerves which innervate the orbicularis oculi.
The superficial branches of the buccal nerve are joined with the ________ of the _______ & ________ of the ________
infratrochlear nerve of the nasocilliary nerve
external nasal nerves of the anterior ethmoidal nerve
The levator anguli oris & the zygomaticus minor are innervated by the ____________
UPPER DEEP BRANCHES of ZYGOMATIC NERVE
Name the nerve which innervates the risorius.
MARGINAL MANDIBULAR of FACIAL NERVE
Name the two nerves which join together and become the nerve to the pterygoid canal.
GREATER PETROSAL NERVE and DEEP PETROSAL NERVE
Name the three nerves which are branches of the facial nerve at the exit of the stylomastoid foramen.
POSTERIOR AURICULAR NERVE
Name the nerve which arises from the facial nerve opposite the pyramidal eminence on the posterior tympanic cavity wall.
NERVE TO THE STAPEDIUS
Name the nerve which passes through the posterior & anterior canaliculi on the tympanic bony walls.
The chorda tympani join the _______ of the mandibular nerve of the trigeminal nerve