buccal nerve

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buc·cal nerve

[TA]
a sensory branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward, emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to supply the buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.

buccal nerve

a branch of the anterior trunk of the mandibular nerve that supplies general sensory nerves to the skin of the cheek, oral mucosa, and buccal gingivae of the lower molars. It may also carry the motor innervations to the lateral pterygoid muscle and to part of the temporalis muscle.

buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
A sensorybranch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to innervate buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.
Synonym(s): nervus buccalis [TA] .

buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
Sensory branch of mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
Synonym(s): buccinator nerve, long buccal nerve.