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fifth cranial nerve
also known as the trifacial or trigeminal nerve; the largest of the cranial nerves; it is the chief sensory nerve of the face, and serves as the motor nerve of the muscles that control chewing
affects the external ear and skin above the temple, up to the top of the skull
SEVENTH (facial) CRANIAL NERVE
is the chief motor nerve of the face, it emerges near the lower part of the ear and extends to the muscles of the neck
nerve that affects the muscles of the temple, side of forehead, eyebrows, eyelid, and upper part of the cheek
Affect the side of the neck and the platyma muscle; originates at the spinal cord, and their branches supply the muscles and scalp at the back of the head and neck
Greater occipital nerve
located in the back of the head, affects the scalp as far up as the top of the head
Smaller (lesser) occipital nerve
nerve located at the base of the skull, affecting the scalp and muscles behind the ear
Greater auricular nerve
located at the side of the neck, affects the face, ears, neck, and parotid gland
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