The nervus intermedius, or intermediate nerve, is the part of the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) located between the motor component of the facial nerve and the vestibulocochlear nerve (cranial nerve VIII). It contains the sensory and parasympathetic fibers of the facial nerve. Upon reaching the facial canal, it joins with the motor root of the facial nerve at the geniculate ganglion. [WP,unvetted]. [ ]

Synonyms: sensory component of the VIIth (facial) nerve

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Term information


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latin term
nervus intermedius [ FMA:TA FMA:53410 ]

plural term
sensory roots of facial nerves [ ZFA:0000679 ]

depicted by

has related synonym

pars intermedii of Wrisberg

nervus intermedius

Wrisberg's nerve

nerve of Wrisberg

intermediate nerve

sensory roots of facial nerves