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Its motor fibers get distributed by the mylohyoid nerve to the mylohyoid and the anterior belly of the digas-tric muscles.
SUMMARY: The mylohyoid muscle plays an important role in chewing, swallowing, respiration and phonation, being the mylohyoid nerve also closely related to these important functions.
The distal portion of branch V3 is located between the take-off of the masticator nerve from the main trunk of V3 and the origin of the mylohyoid nerve from the inferior alveolar nerve.