greater palatine nerve


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great·er pal·a·tine nerve

[TA]
a branch of the pterygopalatine ganglion that passes inferiorly through the greater palatine canal to supply the mucosa and glands of the hard palate and the anterior part of the soft palate.
Synonym(s): nervus palatinus major [TA]

great·er pal·a·tine nerve

(grā'tĕr pal'ă-tīn nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the pterygopalatine ganglion that passes downward through the greater palatine canal to supply the mucosa and glands of the hard palate, and the anterior part of the soft palate.
Synonym(s): nervus palatinus major [TA] .

great·er pal·a·tine nerve

(grā'tĕr pal'ă-tīn nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of pterygopalatine ganglion that passes inferiorly through greater palatine canal to supply mucosa and glands of hard palate and anterior part of the soft palate.
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The medial or lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve was harvested with the flap for restoration of sensation when the glossopharyngeal or greater palatine nerve at the recipient site could be preserved.
To ensure that a radial forearm free flap is sensate, the medial or lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve must be anastomosed to the glossopharyngeal or greater palatine nerve.

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