posterior ethmoidal nerve


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pos·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the nasociliary nerve providing sensory innervation to the sphenoidal sinus and the posterior ethmoidal air cells.

posterior ethmoidal nerve

a nerve that supplies the posterior ethmoidal air cells and the sphenoid sinus.

pos·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal nerve

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of nasociliary nerve providing sensory innervation to sphenoidal sinus and posterior ethmoidal air cells.
Synonym(s): nervus ethmoidalis posterior.
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