Medical Definition of Nervus pterygoideus

1. One of two motor branches, lateral and medial, of the mandibular nerve, supplying the lateral and medial pterygoid muscles with fibres of the motor root of the trigeninal nerve. Synonym: nervus pterygoideus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Pterygoideus

nervus ophthalmicus
nervus opticus
nervus palatinus major
nervus pectoralis lateralis
nervus pectoralis medialis
nervus peroneus communis
nervus peroneus profundus
nervus peroneus superficialis
nervus petrosus major
nervus petrosus minor
nervus petrosus profundus
nervus phrenicus
nervus plantaris lateralis
nervus plantaris medialis
nervus presacralis
nervus pterygoideus (current term)
nervus radialis
nervus saccularis
nervus saphenus
nervus sciaticus
nervus spinalis
nervus spinosus
nervus splanchnicus imus
nervus splanchnicus major
nervus splanchnicus minor
nervus stapedius
nervus statoacusticus
nervus subclavius

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