The name of the first visceral arch is:

 # The name of the first visceral arch is:
A. Mandibular
B. Hyoid
C. Maxillary
D. None of the above

The correct answer is A. Mandibular.

There is no specific name for each branchial arch except the first and second. The first one is called as the Mandibular and the second one is the hyoid arch.

The nerve fibers from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve are derived from the mandibular arch. The seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves are derived from the second, third and fourth branchial arches respectively.

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