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nerve to tensor veli palatini (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 veli palatini muscle.

Synonym(s): nervus musculi tensoris veli palatiniTA

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