Term: cranial nerve V branchiomotor neuron
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Name: cranial nerve V
Synonyms: CN-V, trigeminal nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which exits the medulla oblongata and carries both sensory and motor axons to and from the facial region. The root is typically found at rhombomere 2.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000697]
Name: branchiomotor neuron
Synonyms: branchi motor neuron, special visceral motor neuron
Definition: Cranial motor neuron which innervates muscles derived from the branchial (pharyngeal) arches.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005731]