Superior salivary nucleus

The superior salivary nucleus of the facial nerve is a visceromotor parasympathetic cranial nerve nucleus located in the pontine tegmentum.

Anatomy: Brain
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rID: 59632
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Nucleus salivatorius superior
  • Superior salivatory nucleus
  • Superior salivary nucleus of the facial nerve

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