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branches of lingual nerve to isthmus of fauces


Definition: branches of the lingual nerve of CN V, conveying general sensation from the oral mucosa between the oral cavity and oropharynx.

Synonym(s): rami isthmi faucium nervi lingualisTA, faucial branches of lingual nerve, rami fauciales nervi lingualis

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