Medical Definition of Nasociliary nerve

1. A branch of the ophthalmic nerve in the superior orbital fissure, passing through the orbit, giving rise to the communicating branch to the ciliary ganglion, the long ciliary nerves, the posterior and anterior ethmoidal nerves, and terminating as the infratrochlear and nasal branches, which supply the mucous membrane of the nose, the skin of the tip of the nose, and the conjunctiva. Synonym: nervus nasociliaris, nasal nerve. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasociliary Nerve

nasion-pogonion measurement
nasion-postcondylar plane
nasion soft tissue
nasions
nasky
nasledovite
naso-
naso-occipital arc
naso-oral
nasoantral
nasobasilar line
nasobregmatic arc
nasobuccal
nasociliary
nasociliary nerve (current term)
nasociliary root
nasofacial
nasofrontal
nasofrontal vein
nasogastric
nasogastric feeding
nasogastric tube
nasojugal fold
nasolachrymal

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