the group of motor neurons residing in the pons that innervate the muscles of facial expression [ ]

Synonyms: nucleus of facial nerve facial VII nucleus facial nerve nucleus

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FMA has 3 subclasses - left, right and motor nucleus of facial nerve, but no defs. It's not clear how facial nucleus is distinct from facial motor nucleus.

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facial VII motor nucleus