ramus communicans nervi facialis cum nervo glossopharyngeo

ramus communicans nervi facialis cum nervo glossopharyngeo
[TA] communicating branch of facial nerve with glossopharyngeal nerve: a branch that interconnects the glossopharyngeal nerve and the facial nerve after emergence of the latter from the stylomastoid foramen.

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  • Ramus — In anatomy, a branch, such as a branch of a blood vessel or nerve. For example, the ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis is the branch of an artery that goes to the socket of the hip joint. The plural of ramus is rami. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • branch — An offshoot; in anatomy, one of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. A b.. See ramus, artery, nerve, vein. SYN: ramus (1) [TA]. accessory meningeal b. SYN: pterygomeningeal artery …   Medical dictionary

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