lacrimal nerve

(redirected from nervus lacrimalis)

lac·ri·mal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the ophthalmic nerve [CN V1] supplying sensory fibers to the lateral part of the upper eyelid, conjunctiva, and lacrimal gland. The secretomotor fibers of the latter were conveyed to the lacrimal nerve by the communicating branch of the zygomatic nerve (a branch of the maxillary nerve [CN V2]).
Synonym(s): nervus lacrimalis [TA]
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lac·ri·mal nerve

(lak'ri-măl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve supplying sensory fibers to the lateral part of the upper eyelid, conjunctiva, and lacrimal gland. The secretomotor fibers of the latter conveyed to the lacrimal nerve by the communicating branch of the zygomatic nerve (a branch of the maxillary nerve).
Synonym(s): nervus lacrimalis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lacrimal nerve

A small sensory branch of the ophthalmic nerve (CN V2). It runs along the top of the lateral rectus muscle in the orbit and innervates the lacrimal gland and the overlying conjunctiva and skin.
See also: nerve
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lac·ri·mal nerve

(lak'ri-măl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve supplying sensory fibers to the lateral part of the upper eyelid, conjunctiva, and lacrimal gland.
Synonym(s): nervus lacrimalis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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