Medical Definition of Nervus intermedius

1. A root of the facial nerve containing sensory fibres for taste from the anterior 2/3 of tongue whose cell bodies are located in the geniculate ganglion and presynaptic parasympathetic autonomic fibres whose cell bodies are located in the superior salivatory nucleus, i.e., the fibres eventually conveyed via the chorda tympani branch of the facial nerve to the lingual nerve. Synonym: intermediary nerve, intermediate nerve, portio intermedia, Wrisberg's nerve. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Intermedius

nervus frontalis
nervus furcalis
nervus glossopharyngeus
nervus gluteus inferior
nervus gluteus superior
nervus haemorrhoidalis
nervus hypogastricus
nervus hypoglossus
nervus hypoglosus
nervus iliohypogastricus
nervus impar
nervus infraorbitalis
nervus infratrochlearis
nervus intermedius (current term)
nervus interosseus anterior
nervus interosseus cruris
nervus interosseus dorsalis
nervus interosseus posterior
nervus ischiadicus
nervus jugularis
nervus lacrimalis
nervus laryngeus inferior
nervus laryngeus recurrens
nervus laryngeus superior
nervus lingualis
nervus mandibularis
nervus maxillaris

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