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.
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1)) Next, pledgets soaked in topical agents are placed within the nasal cavity to decongest and anesthetize branches of the anterior and posterior ethmoid, sphenopalatine, and nasopalatine nerves.
Anterior injection may be placed at the columella for the nasopalatine nerve.
During this phase, there are two ossification centers in the posteroinferior part of the nasal septum; they are located between the nasal septal cartilage medially and the nasopalatine nerves laterally.