II. Anatomy

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Ontology: Structure of chorda tympani (C0008483)

Definition (MSH) A branch of the facial (7th cranial) nerve which passes through the middle ear and continues through the petrotympanic fissure. The chorda tympani nerve carries taste sensation from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue and conveys parasympathetic efferents to the salivary glands.
Definition (CSP) branch which leaves the facial (intermediate) nerve in the facial canal and enters the tympanic cavity; composed of visceral sensory fibers for taste from the anterior of the tongue and preganglionic parasympathetic fibers from the superior salivatory nucleus.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D002814
SnomedCT 6739000
English Chorda Tympani Nerve, Chorda Tympani Nerves, Nerve, Chorda Tympani, Nerves, Chorda Tympani, Tympani Nerve, Chorda, Tympani Nerves, Chorda, chorda tympani nerve, CT - Chorda tympani, Radix parasympathica ganglii submandibularis, Parasympathetic root of submandibular ganglion, chorda tympani, Chorda tympani, Structure of chorda tympani (body structure), Structure of chorda tympani
French Nerf de la corde du tympan
Swedish Trumhålesträng
Czech chorda tympani
Finnish Täryjouhi
Polish Struna bębenkowa
Norwegian Chorda tympani-nerve
Spanish cuerda del tímpano, estructura de la cuerda del tímpano (estructura corporal), estructura de la cuerda del tímpano, Nervio de la Cuerda del Tímpano
German Chorda tympani
Italian Nervo della corda del timpano
Dutch Chorda tympani
Portuguese Nervo da Corda do Tímpano