Masseteric nerve

Masseteric nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) a muscular branch of the mandibular nerve passing through the mandibular notch to the medial surface of the masseter muscle which it supplies and the temporomandibular joint.

Synonym: nervus massetericus.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Masseteric_nerve&oldid=65467"
First | Previous (Masseter reflex) | Next (Masseteric tuberosity) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.