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facial nerve structural organization (GO:0021612)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abducens nerve structural organization 
accessory nerve structural organization 
cranial ganglion structural organization +  
facial nerve formation 
facial nerve structural organization  
The process that contributes to the act of creating the structural organization of the facial nerve. This process pertains to the physical shaping of a rudimentary structure. This sensory and motor nerve supplies the muscles of facial expression and the expression and taste at the anterior two-thirds of the tongue. The principal branches are the superficial opthalmic, buccal, palatine and hyomandibular. The main trunk synapses within pterygopalatine ganglion in the parotid gland and this ganglion then gives of nerve branches which supply the lacrimal gland and the mucous secreting glands of the nasal and oral cavities.
glossopharyngeal nerve structural organization 
hypoglossal nerve structural organization 
oculomotor nerve structural organization 
olfactory nerve structural organization  
optic nerve structural organization  
trigeminal nerve structural organization +   
trochlear nerve structural organization 
vagus nerve structural organization 
vestibulocochlear nerve structural organization  

Exact Synonyms: facial nerve structural organisation
Related Synonyms: CN VII structural organization
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, ISBN:0838580343

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