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nerve to tensor tympani (muscle)


Definition: a branch of the mandibular nerve conveying fibers from the motor root of the trigeminal nerve that passes through the otic ganglion without synapse to supply the tensor tympani muscle.

Synonym(s): nervus musculi tensoris tympaniTA

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