supraorbital nerve

(redirected from nervus supraorbitalis)

su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the frontal nerve leaving the orbit through the supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to the forehead and scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
Synonym(s): nervus supraorbitalis [TA]

su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the frontal nerve leaving the orbit through the supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to the forehead and scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
Synonym(s): nervus supraorbitalis [TA] .

supraorbital nerve

A sensory branch of the frontal nerve. It leaves the upper edge of the orbit through the supraorbital notch (or foramen) and divides into branches that innervate the conjunctiva lining the upper eyelid, the mucosa of the frontal sinus, and the skin of the upper eyelids, forehead, and front half of the scalp.
See also: nerve

su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of frontal nerve leaving orbit through supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to forehead, scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.