nervus intermedius

noun
nervus in·​ter·​me·​di·​us | \ -ˌint-ər-ˈmēd-ē-əs How to pronounce nervus intermedius (audio) \

Medical Definition of nervus intermedius

: the branch of the facial nerve that contains sensory and parasympathetic fibers and that supplies the anterior tongue and parts of the palate and fauces

called also glossopalatine nerve, nerve of Wrisberg

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“Nervus intermedius.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nervus%20intermedius. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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