Medical Definition of Nervus auricularis magnus

1. Arises from the ventral primary rami of the second and third cervical, spinal nerves, supplies the skin of part of the auricle, adjacent portion of the scalp, and that overlying the angle of the jaw; it also innervates the parotid sheath, conveying from it the pain fibres stimulated by stretching of the sheath during parotitis (mumps). Synonym: nervus auricularis magnus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Auricularis Magnus

nervus abducens
nervus accessorius
nervus acusticus
nervus alveolaris inferior
nervus ampullaris anterior
nervus ampullaris lateralis
nervus ampullaris posterior
nervus antebrachii anterior
nervus antebrachii posterior
nervus articularis
nervus auricularis magnus (current term)
nervus auricularis posterior
nervus auriculotemporalis
nervus axillaris
nervus buccalis
nervus canalis pterygoidei
nervus cardiacus cervicalis inferior
nervus cardiacus cervicalis medius
nervus cardiacus cervicalis superior
nervus caroticotympanicus
nervus caroticus internus
nervus cervicalis superficialis
nervus ciliaris brevis
nervus ciliaris longus
nervus coccygeus

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