Modality: Diagram

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  • Nervus intermedius - “ The nervus intermedius, also known as intermediate nerve of Wrisberg, is a part of the facial nerve (CN VII) which contains somatic sensory, speci...”
  • External petrosal nerve - “ The external petrosal nerve is one of the three branches from the geniculate ganglion. It carries sympathetic fibers to the middle meningeal artery. ”
  • Greater superficial petrosal nerve - “ The greater (superficial) petrosal nerve originates at the geniculate ganglion, where the nervus intermedius and facial nerve join. It contains ma...”
  • Lesser petrosal nerve - “ The lesser petrosal nerve carries parasympathetic (secretory) fibers from both the tympanic plexus and the nervus intermedius, to the parotid glan...”
  • Facial nerve - “ The facial nerve is one of the key cranial nerves with a complex and broad range of functions. Although at first glance it is the motor nerve of ...”
  • Geniculate ganglion - “ The geniculate ganglion contains fibers for taste and somatic sensation and is located in the petrous temporal bone.  Gross anatomy It is locate...”
  • Vidian nerve - “ Vidian nerve, also known as the nerve of the pterygoid canal or nerve of the Vidian canal, is so named because of the canal in which is travels: t...”

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