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Mandibular Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Mandibular Nerve
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
disease: coordinate with CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES; neoplasms: coordinate with CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS + histological type of neoplasm
Scope Note
A branch of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The mandibular nerve carries motor fibers to the muscles of mastication and sensory fibers to the teeth and gingivae, the face in the region of the mandible, and parts of the dura.
Entry Term(s)
Alveolar Nerve, Inferior
Auriculotemporal Nerve
Buccal Nerve
Deep Temporal Nerve
Lateral Pterygoid Nerve
Masseteric Nerve
Mental Nerve
Mylohyoid Nerve
NLM Classification #
WL 330
Entry Combination
injuries:Mandibular Nerve Injuries
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Mandibular Nerve Preferred
Mylohyoid Nerve Narrower
Mental Nerve Narrower
Auriculotemporal Nerve Narrower
Masseteric Nerve Narrower
Deep Temporal Nerve Narrower
Buccal Nerve Narrower
Alveolar Nerve, Inferior Narrower
Lateral Pterygoid Nerve Narrower
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