anterior ethmoidal nerve

(redirected from nervus ethmoidalis anterior)

an·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plates into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
Synonym(s): nervus ethmoidalis anterior [TA]

anterior ethmoidal nerve

a nerve that innervates the anterior cranial fossa, the nasal cavity, and the skin of the lower half of the nose.

an·te·ri·or eth·moid·al nerve

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plate into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
Synonym(s): nervus ethmoidalis anterior.

an·te·ri·or eth·moid·al nerve

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plates into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
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