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marginal mandibular branch of facial nerve


Definition: branch of parotid plexus of facial nerve that parallels the mandibular margin innervating the risorius muscle and muscles of lower lip and chin.

Synonym(s): ramus marginalis mandibulae nervi facialisTA

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