seventh nerve

noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • seventh nerve — n FACIAL NERVE * * * nervus facialis …   Medical dictionary

  • seventh cranial nerve — noun cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles • Syn: ↑facial, ↑facial nerve, ↑nervus facialis • Derivationally related forms: ↑facial (for: ↑facial) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nerve fiber — Latin neurofibra MeSH Nerve+Fibers Code TA A14.0.00.001 A nerve fiber is a threadlike extension of a nerve cell and consists of an axon …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Seventh cranial nerve — The seventh cranial nerve is the facial nerve, a mixed nerve that has fibers both going out and coming in (both efferent and afferent fibers). It supplies the muscles of facial expression. Paralysis of the facial nerve causes a characteristic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve, seventh cranial — The seventh cranial nerve is the facial nerve, a mixed nerve that has fibers both going out and coming in (both efferent and afferent fibers). It supplies the muscles of facial expression. Paralysis of the facial nerve causes a characteristic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve, facial — The facial nerve is the seventh cranial nerve. It is a mixed nerve that has fibers both going out and coming in (both efferent and afferent fibers). It supplies the muscles of facial expression. Paralysis of the facial nerve causes a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Seventh cranial nerve paralysis — Known as Bell’s palsy, this is paralysis of the facial nerve, the nerve that supplies the facial muscles on one side of the face. The cause of Bell’s palsy is not known, but it is thought to be related to a virus (or to various viruses). Bell’s… …   Medical dictionary

  • Facial nerve — The facial nerve is the seventh cranial nerve. It is a mixed nerve that has fibers both going out and coming in (both efferent and afferent fibers). It supplies the muscles of facial expression. Paralysis of the facial nerve causes a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Facial nerve — Nerve: Facial nerve Cranial nerve VII The nerves of the scalp, face, and side of neck …   Wikipedia

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