nasopalatine nerve

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na·so·pal·a·tine nerve

[TA]
a branch from the pterygopalatine ganglion, passing through the sphenopalatine foramen, crossing to and then down the nasal septum, and through the incisive foramen to supply the mucous membrane of the hard palate.
Synonym(s): nervus nasopalatinus [TA]

nasopalatine nerve

the largest of the nasal nerves, which passes across the roof to supply the medial wall of the nasal cavity, then enters the roof of the oral cavity and supplies mucosa, gingival, and glands adjacent to the incisor teeth.

na·so·pal·a·tine nerve

(nā'zō-pal'ă-tīn nĕrv) [TA]
A branch from the pterygopalatine ganglion, passing through the sphenopalatine foramen, crossing to and then down the nasal septum, and through the incisive foramen to supply the mucous membrane of the hard palate.
Synonym(s): nervus nasopalatinus [TA] , Cotunnius nerve.

na·so·pal·a·tine nerve

(nā'zō-pal'ă-tīn nĕrv) [TA]
Branch from pterygopalatine ganglion, passing through sphenopalatine foramen, crossing to and then down nasal septum to supply mucous membrane of hard palate.