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Flashcards in Nerves within the Parotid Gland Deck (4):
1

Within the parotid gland what branches of the facial nerve are given off?

posterior auricular, digastric, and stylohyoid forms the facial nerve plexus

2

What are the branches of the facial nerve plexus?

- temporal
- zygomatic
- buccal
- marginal mandibular
- cervical

3

What branch of the facial nerve penetrates the parotid gland, but is not given off within it?

the chorda tympani nerve

4

What branches of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve are given off within the parotid gland?

- auriculotemporal
- lingual

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