zygomatic nerve

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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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