NCBI Bookshelf. Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. Butterworths; The motor portion, or the facial nerve proper, supplies all the facial musculature. The principal muscles are the frontalis, orbicularis oculi, buccinator, orbicularis oris, platysma, the posterior belly of the digastric, and the stapedius muscle.
The facial nerve is the seventh cranial nerve, or simply CN VII. It emerges from the pons of the brainstem, controls the muscles of facial expression, and functions. The facial nerve, CN VII, is the seventh paired cranial nerve. In this article, we shall look at the anatomical course of the nerve, and the motor.
It emerges from the pons of the brainstem , controls the muscles of facial expression, and functions in the conveyance of taste sensations from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue. It arises from the brainstem from an area posterior to the cranial nerve VI abducens nerve and anterior to cranial nerve VIII vestibulocochlear nerve.
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General sensory afferent blue-green Special sensory afferent green Branchial motor efferent yellow Visceral motor parasympathetic efferent blue Figure VII—4 General sensory pain and touch component of the facial nerve.