Mandibular division of trifacial nerve, seen from the middle line. The small figure is an enlarged view of the otic ganglion. (Label "to mylohyoid" at bottom left.)
|From||inferior alveolar nerve|
|Innervates||mylohyoid muscle, anterior belly of digastric muscle|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
It descends in a groove on the deep surface of the ramus of the mandible, and reaching the under surface of the mylohyoid muscle, it supplies both the mylohyoid and the anterior belly of the digastric muscle.
- Anatomy photo:27:09-0102 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Infratemporal Fossa: The Inferior Alveolar Nerve and the Vessels"
- MedEd at Loyola GrossAnatomy/h_n/cn/cn1/cnb3.htm
- lesson4 at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (mandibularnerve)
- cranialnerves at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (V)