Medical Definition of Chorda tympani nerve

1. A branch of the facial (7th cranial) nerve which passes through the middle ear and continues through the petrotympanic fissure. The chorda tympani nerve carries taste sensation from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue and conveys parasympathetic efferents to the salivary glands. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chorda Tympani Nerve

chorally
choralography
chorals
chord
chord-
chord progression
chord progressions
chorda
chorda-mesoderm
chorda dorsalis
chorda magna
chorda obliqua
chorda saliva
chorda spinalis
chorda tympani nerve (current term)
chorda umbilicalis
chorda vertebralis
chorda vocalis
chordae
chordae tendineae
chordae willisii
chordal
chordamesoderm
chordamesoderms
chordata
chordate
chordate family
chordate genus
chordates

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