facial nerve definition

  • noun:
    • Either of the 7th set of cranial nerves that control facial muscles and relay sensation from tastebuds of this forward area of the tongue.
    • The seventh (VII) of twelve paired cranial nerves.
    • cranial neurological that supplies facial muscle tissue
    • Either of the 7th pair of cranial nerves that control facial muscle tissue and relay feeling from the taste buds associated with the forward area of the tongue.
    • The 7th (VII) of twelve paired cranial nerves.
    • cranial neurological that provides facial muscles
    • Either for the seventh couple of cranial nerves that control facial muscles and relay sensation through the tastebuds regarding the forward the main tongue.
    • The 7th (VII) of twelve paired cranial nerves.
    • cranial nerve that provides facial muscle tissue

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