zygomatic nerve

(redirected from nervus zygomaticus)

zy·go·mat·ic nerve

[TA]
a branch of the maxillary nerve [CN V2] in the inferior orbital fissure through which it passes; it gives rise to two sensory branches, the zygomaticotemporal and zygomaticofacial, which supply the skin of the temporal and zygomatic regions and is continued as the communicating branch of the lacrimal nerve with the zygomatic nerve.

zygomatic nerve

a nerve originating from the maxillary nerve that divides into two branches that supply skin over the temple and skin adjacent to the zygomatic bone.

zy·go·mat·ic nerve

(zī'gō-mat'ik nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the maxillary nerve in the inferior orbital fissure through which it passes; it gives rise to two sensory branches, the zygomaticotemporal and zygomaticofacial, which supply the skin of the temporal and zygomatic regions, and is continued as the communicating branch of the lacrimal nerve with the zygomatic nerve.
Synonym(s): nervus zygomaticus [TA] , temporomandibular nerve.

zy·go·mat·ic nerve

(zī'gō-mat'ik nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of maxillary nerve [CN V2] in inferior orbital fissure through which it passes; gives rise to two sensory branches, the zygomaticotemporal and zygomaticofacial, which supply skin of temporal and zygomatic regions and is continued as communicating branch of the lacrimal nerve with the zygomatic nerve.
Synonym(s): temporomandibular nerve.