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Brain: Trigeminal motor nucleus
Gray696
The cranial nerve nuclei schematically represented; dorsal view. Motor nuclei in red; sensory in blue. (Trigeminal nerve nuclei are at "V".)
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Latin nucleus motorius nervi trigemini
Gray's subject #187 787
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
BrainInfo/UW hier-551
MeSH A08.186.211.132.931

The trigeminal motor nucleus contains motor neurons that innervate muscles of the first branchial arch, namely the muscles of mastication, the tensor tympani, tensor veli palatini, mylohyoid, and anterior belly of the digastric.

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