Medical Definition of Nervus spinosus

1. A recurrent branch of the mandibular nerve that passes superiorly through foramen spinosum to be distributed with the posterior division of the middle meningeal artery to the meninges of the posterior portion of the middle cranial fossa. Synonym: ramus meningeus nervi mandibularis, nervus spinosus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Spinosus

nervus petrosus major
nervus petrosus minor
nervus petrosus profundus
nervus phrenicus
nervus plantaris lateralis
nervus plantaris medialis
nervus presacralis
nervus pterygoideus
nervus radialis
nervus saccularis
nervus saphenus
nervus sciaticus
nervus spinalis
nervus spinosus (current term)
nervus splanchnicus imus
nervus splanchnicus major
nervus splanchnicus minor
nervus stapedius
nervus statoacusticus
nervus subclavius
nervus subcostalis
nervus sublingualis
nervus suboccipitalis
nervus supraclavicularis intermedius
nervus supraclavicularis lateralis
nervus supraclavicularis medialis
nervus supraorbitalis
nervus suprascapularis

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