frontal nerve


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fron·tal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the ophthalmic nerve that divides within the orbit into the supratrochlear and the supraorbital nerves.
Synonym(s): nervus frontalis [TA]
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fron·tal nerve

(frŏn'tăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve that divides within the orbit into the supratrochlear and the supraorbital nerves.
Synonym(s): nervus frontalis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

frontal nerve

A sensory nerve that emerges from the eye socket, as a branch of the OPHTHALMIC NERVE, and curls up over the upper edge of the bone to supply the skin of the upper eyelid, the forehead, and the front of the scalp.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

fron·tal nerve

(frŏn'tăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of ophthalmic nerve that divides within orbit into supratrochlear and the supraorbital nerves.
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