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Name three nerves which are located in the internal acoustic meatus?

Facial nerve
Vestibulocochlear nerve
Nervus intermdius

1

The apparent origin of the facial nerve lies at the inferior pontine sulcus, just lateral to the recess between _____________ and ___________.

Olive
Inferior cerebellar peduncle (restiform body)

2

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

3

The small sensory root of the facial nerve is called ________.

NERVUS INTERMEDIUS

4

Name the nucleus which sends efferent fibers to the ventral group of nucleus of the thalamus.

SUPERIOR SALIVATORY NUCLEUS

5

At the end of the acoustic meatus the facial nerve enters the ______ which descends to reach the _______

FACIAL CANAL
STYLOMASTOID FORAMEN

6

The genicular ganglion communicates with the pterygopalatine ganglion through the _________

greater petrosal nerve of the facial nerve

7

The cervical branch of the facial nerve communicates with _______ of _____

TRANSVERSE CUTANEOUS CERVICAL NERVE
C2 & C3

8

Name the nerve which carries taste fibers from the palate & preganglionic parasympathetic nerve for the lacrimal, nasal & palatine mucosal glands.

GREATER PETROSAL NERVE

9

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

10

Name the nerve which connects the genicular ganglion to the otic ganglion.

lesser petrosal nerve

11

Name the nerve which conveys the middle meningeal sympathetic plexus to the genicular ganglion.

EXTERNAL PETROSAL NERVE

12

Before the facial nerve emerges from the stylomastoid foramen, it receives the auricular branch from ___________

the VAGUS nerve

13

Name two nerves from the facial nerve which arise in the facial canal.

NERVE TO THE STAPEDIUS OF THE CHORDA TYMPANI

14

Name the nerve which passes the middle tympanic cavity through the anterior & then posterior canaliculi. _____ of _____

CHORDA TYMPANI
Facial nerve

15

Name the nerve which communicates with the posterior branch of the great auricular nerve.

POSTERIOR AURICULAR NERVE

16

Name the nerve which supplies the occipital belly of the epicranium.

OCCIPITAL branch of Posterior Auricular of the Facial nerve

17

Name the nerve which supplies the intrinsic muscles of the lateral surface of the auricle.

TEMPORAL NERVE OF FACIAL NERVE

18

Name the nerve which supplies the frontal belly of the occipitofrontalis.

Temporal nerve of Facial nerve

19

Name the six intrinsic muscles of the auricle.

helicis major
helicis minor
tragicus
antitragicus
transversus auriculae
oblique auriculae

20

Name the two nerves which innervate the orbicularis oculi.

TEMPORAL NERVE
ZYGOMATIC NERVE

21

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

22

The levator anguli oris & the zygomaticus minor are innervated by the ____________

UPPER DEEP BRANCHES of ZYGOMATIC NERVE

23

Name the nerve which innervates the risorius.

MARGINAL MANDIBULAR of FACIAL NERVE

24

Name the two nerves which join together and become the nerve to the pterygoid canal.

GREATER PETROSAL NERVE and DEEP PETROSAL NERVE

25

Name the three nerves which are branches of the facial nerve at the exit of the stylomastoid foramen.

POSTERIOR AURICULAR NERVE
DIGASTRIC NERVE
STYLOHYOID NERVE

26

Name the nerve which arises from the facial nerve opposite the pyramidal eminence on the posterior tympanic cavity wall.

NERVE TO THE STAPEDIUS

27

Name the nerve which passes through the posterior & anterior canaliculi on the tympanic bony walls.

CHORDA TYMPANI

28

The chorda tympani join the _______ of the mandibular nerve of the trigeminal nerve

LINGUAL NERVE

29

The afferent fibers from the presulcal part of the tongue form the ________ nerve of the ________.

CHORDA TYMPANI
FACIAL NERVE