Cranial Nerve V - Trigeminal Mandibular Nerve

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2020

The cranial nerve V, the trigeminal mandibular nerve is one of the divisions of the cranial nerve. It is the most substantial of the three trigeminal nerve branches. It follows the jawline and has both motor and sensory fibers. The motor branches supply muscles for chewing and certain muscles on the floor of the mouth.

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