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Facial nerve and its disorders

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First branch of the facial nerve is: (LQ)



A Greater petrosal nerve

B Lesser petrosal nerve

C Chorda-tympani nerve

D Nerve to the stapedius

Ans. A Greater petrosal nerve

Greater superficial petrosal nerve: It is the first branch and arises from geniculate ganglion (. first genu). It jouns the deep petrosal nerve to form vidian nerve (nerve to pterygoid canal) and carries secretomotor fibres to the lacrimal gland, nasal gland, Palate gland and pharyngeal gland.

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