Which of the following nerves arises by two roots that surround the middle meningeal artery?
The auriculotemporal nerve arises by two roots that surround the middle meningeal artery
The facial nerve innervates all of the following EXCEPT
The trigeminal nerve innervates the masseter
Which of the following does NOT insert on the angle of the mouth?
The depressor septi inserts into part of the nasal septum and widens the alar part of the nasalis muscle during deep inspiration
Which of the following cutaneous nerves is derived from the ophthalmic nerve?
The external nasal nerve is a cutaneous nerve derived from the ophthalmic nerve
Which of the following is a branch of internal carotid artery?
The supratrochlear and supraorbital arteries are branches of the internal carotid artery, while most other arteries of the face are branches of the external carotid artery
The lacrimal nerve innervates the lacrimal gland with fibers
The lacrimal nerve innervates the lacrimal gland with fibers borrowed via a communicating branch from the maxillary nerve
Which of the following is NOT contained within the parotid gland?
Within the parotid gland are found the facial nerve and its branches, the retromandibular vein, the external carotid artery, and parotid lymph nodes
Which of the following nerves is correctly described with respect to its course?
The lacrimal nerve passes through the palpebral fascia of the upper eyelid near the lateral canthus of the eye
The maxillary nerve gives off branches to which of the following ganglia?
The maxillary nerve gives off branches to the pterygopalatine ganglion
Which of the following is NOT a branch of the facial artery?
The facial artery has the following branches: inferior labial, superior labial, lateral nasal, and angular
All muscles of facial expression develop from which pharyngeal arch?
The muscles of facial expression develop from the second pharyngeal arch
Parasympathetic fibers from CN IX travel to the parotid gland via which of the following nerves?
The parasympathetic component of the glossopharyngeal nerve travels to the parotid gland via the auriculotemporal nerve
Which of the following is NOT true?
The superficial temporal artery supplies the facial muscles and skin of the frontal and temporal regions, while the transverse facial artery supplies the parotid gland and duct as well as muscles and skin of the face
The orbicularis oculi is innervated by
The facial nerve innervates the orbicularis oculi
The temporal branch of CN VII does NOT innervate which of the following?
The zygomatic branch of CN VII innervates the inferior part of the orbicularis oculi
In respect to the orbicularis oculi, which of the following is true?
The orbicularis oculi is innervated by a zygomatic branch of the facial nerve
Which of the following sequences of nerve branches is NOT correct?
The ophthalmic nerve gives rise to the nasociliary nerve, which in turn gives rise to the infratrochlear nerve
Which of the following nerves is NOT correctly matched with its distribution?
The lacrimal nerve is distributed to the lacrimal gland and a small area of skin as well as part of the conjunctiva. The external nasal nerve is distributed to skin on the dorsum of the nose, including the tip of the nose
Which of the following is true regarding the stylomastoid foramen?
The stylomastoid foramen is located between the styloid and mastoid processes of the temporal bone. CN VII and the stylomastoid branch of the posterior auricular artery travel through it
Which of the following is NOT a branch of the facial nerve?
The mental nerve is a branch of the trigeminal nerve
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