Branchial efferent

Special visceral efferent

Special visceral efferent (SVE) refers to efferent nerves which supply muscles which derived from the branchial arches.

Some sources prefer the term "branchiomotor", or "branchial efferent".


Examples of nerves that contain SVE fibers include the trigeminal nerve, the facial nerve, the glossopharyngeal nerve, the vagus nerve, and the accessory nerve.


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