Medical Definition of Nervus nasociliaris

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 Nervus Nasociliaris

nervus ischiadicus
nervus jugularis
nervus lacrimalis
nervus laryngeus inferior
nervus laryngeus recurrens
nervus laryngeus superior
nervus lingualis
nervus mandibularis
nervus maxillaris
nervus meatus acustici externi
nervus medianus
nervus mentalis
nervus musculocutaneus
nervus mylohyoideus
nervus nasociliaris (current term)
nervus nasopalatinus
nervus obturatorius
nervus occipitalis major
nervus occipitalis minor
nervus occipitalis tertius
nervus octavus
nervus oculomotorius
nervus ophthalmicus
nervus opticus
nervus palatinus major
nervus pectoralis lateralis
nervus pectoralis medialis
nervus peroneus communis
nervus peroneus profundus

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