Medical Definition of Nervus auriculotemporalis

1. A branch of the mandibular, usually arising by two roots embracing the middle meningeal artery; it passes through the parotid gland conveying post-synaptic parasympathetic secretomotor fibres from the otic ganglion, and continuing to terminate in the skin of the temple and scalp; also sends branches to the external acoustic meatus, tympanic membrane, and auricle as well as a communicating branch to the facial nerve. Synonym: nervus auriculotemporalis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Auriculotemporalis

nervure
nervures
nervus
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
nervus auriculotemporalis (current term)
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
nervus communicans fibularis

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