buccal nerve

(redirected from Buccinator branch)

buc·cal nerve

[TA]
a sensory branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward, emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to supply the buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.
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buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
A sensorybranch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to innervate buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.
Synonym(s): nervus buccalis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
Sensory branch of mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
Synonym(s): buccinator nerve, long buccal nerve.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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