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Facial Nerve (CN VII): Schema Anatomy


Facial Nerve (CN VII): Schema Anatomy
Greater petrosal nerve from intermediate nerve, Deep petrosal nerve (from internal carotid plexus), Lesser petrosal nerve, Nerve (vidian) of pterygoid canal, Otic ganglion, Pterygopalatine ganglion, Facial muscles, Orbicularis oculi, Frontal belly of occipitofrontalis, Corrugator supercilii, Zygomaticus major, Zygomaticus minor, Procerus, Nasalis, Facial nerve (CN VII), Levator labii superioris, Levator anguli oris, Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi, Temporal branches, Zygomatic, Mentalis, Depressor septi nasi, Orbicularis oris, Depressor anguli oris,

Depressor labii inferioris (Risorius) (not shown), Buccinator, Platysma, Buccal branches, Marginal mandibular branch anterior 2⁄3 of tongue Taste: Efferent fibers, Afferent fibers, Parasympathetic fibers, Sympathetic fibers, Sublingual gland, Submandibular gland, Submandibular ganglion, Lingual nerve (from trigeminal nerve), Caroticotympanic nerve (from internal carotid plexus), Stylohyoid muscle, Digastric muscle (posterior belly), Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), Tympanic nerve (of Jacobson) (from glossopharyngeal nerve), Tympanic plexus, Stylomastoid foramen, Nerve to stapedius muscle, Posterior auricular nerve, Auricular branch of posterior auricular nerve, Occipital branch of posterior auricular nerve, Cervical branch, Geniculate ganglion, Internal carotid plexus (on internal carotid artery), Internal acoustic meatus, Intermediate nerve, Motor nucleus of facial nerve, Superior salivatory nucleus, Nuclei of solitary tract, Occipital belly of occipitofrontalis muscle branches, Chorda tympani from intermediate nerve
Facial Nerve (CN VII): Schema Anatomy