Anatomy – MCQ 60 – Chorda tympani nerve

The following statements concerning chorda tympani nerve are true except that it:
A. Carries secretomotor fibers to submandibular gland
B. Joins lingual nerve in infratemporal fossa
C. ls a brach of facial nerve
D. Contains postganglionic parasympathetic fibers

Correct answer : D. Contains postganglionic parasympathetic fibers

Chorda tympani nerve contains preganglionic parasympathetic fibers. It synapses in the submandibular ganglion.

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