root of facial nervemedical dictionary

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<anatomy> Fibres running from the facial motor nucleus upward to the facial colliculus where they curve around the abducens nucleus and then pass peripherally between the superior olive and sensory nucleus of the trigeminal, to emerge as the facial nerve from the pontomedullary groove.

Synonyms: radix nervi facialis.

(05 Mar 2000)

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