Medical Definition of Nervus auricularis posterior

1. The first extracranial branch of the facial nerve, it passes behind the ear, supplying the posterior auricular muscle and intrinsic muscles of the auricle and, through its occipital branch, innervating the occipital belly of the occipitofrontalis muscle. Synonym: nervus auricularis posterior. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Auricularis Posterior

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
nervus auricularis posterior (current term)
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
nervus cochlearis

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