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Encyclopedia > Greater auricular nerve

The greater auricular nerve originates from the cervical plexus, composed of branches of spinal nerves C2 and C3. It provides sensory innervation for the skin over parotid gland and mastoid process, and both surfaces of the outer ear.


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Peripheral nervous system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (999 words)
These include the greater occipital nerve which provides sensation to the back of the head, the lesser occipital nerve which provides sensation to the area behind the ears, the greater auricular nerve and the lesser auricular nerve.
The suprascapular nerve is an early branch of the superior trunk.
The radial nerve, which innervates the triceps brachii muscle, the brachioradialis muscle, the extensor muscles of the fingers and wrist (extensor carpi radialis muscle), and the extensor and abductor muscles of the thumb.
II. Osteology. 3a. 4. The Sacral and Coccygeal Vertebræ. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (3023 words)
99) runs throughout the greater part of the bone; above, it is triangular in form; below, its posterior wall is incomplete, from the non-development of the laminæ and spinous processes.
It lodges the sacral nerves, and its walls are perforated by the anterior and posterior sacral foramina through which these nerves pass out.
109, 110): one for the auricular surface, and another for the remaining part of the thin lateral edge of the bone.
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