auriculotemporal nerve

au·ric·u·lo·tem·po·ral nerve -.tem-p(ə-)rəl- n the branch of the mandibular nerve that supplies sensory fibers to the skin of the external ear and temporal region and autonomic fibers from the otic ganglion to the parotid gland

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nervus auriculotemporalis.

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