ramus membranae tympani nervi auriculotemporalis

ramus membranae tympani nervi auriculotemporalis
[TA] branch to tympanic membrane of auriculotemporal nerve: a branch given to the tympanic membrane by the nerve of the external acoustic meatus, a branch of the auriculotemporal nerve; modality, general sensory.

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