Definition: 'Masseteric Nerve'
masseteric nerveType: Term
1. a muscular branch of the mandibular nerve [CN V3] passing through the mandibular notch to the medial surface of the masseter muscle that it supplies and the temporomandibular joint.
Synonyms: nervus massetericus
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