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Chorda Tympani Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chorda Tympani Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.250.120
Unique ID
D002814
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002814
Annotation
a branch of the facial (7th cranial) nerve; dis: coord IM with FACIAL NERVE DISEASES (IM); neopl: coord IM with CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
A branch of the facial (7th cranial) nerve which passes through the middle ear and continues through the petrotympanic fissure. The chorda tympani nerve carries taste sensation from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue and conveys parasympathetic efferents to the salivary glands.
NLM Classification #
WL 330
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1998/06/10
Chorda Tympani Nerve Preferred
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