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All main topics / Medicine / Anatomy / Anatomy 13, 10 (ear and trigeminal)
The zygomatic nerve runs to the lateral wall of the orbit and gives rise to the smaller two nereves. name them and what they supply.

• The zygomaticofacial nerve traverses the zygomaticofacial canal in the zygomatic bone
at the inferolateral angle of the orbit and receives cutaneous sensation from the skin on
the prominence of the cheek.
• The zygomaticotemporal nerve sends a communicating branch, containing secretomotor
fibres, to the lacrimal nerve within the orbit and then passes through the
zygomaticotemporal canal in the zygomatic bone to the temporal fossa and receives
cutaneous sensation from the skin of the anterior part of the temporal fossa.
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Author: Peebls
Main topic: Medicine
Topic: Anatomy
Published: 02.05.2010




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