nasociliary nerve

(redirected from nervus nasociliaris)

na·so·cil·i·ar·y nerve

[TA]
a branch of the ophthalmic nerve [CN V1] in the superior orbital fissure, passing through the orbit, giving rise to the communicating branch to the ciliary ganglion, the long ciliary nerves, the posterior and anterior ethmoidal nerves, and terminating as the infratrochlear and nasal branches, which supply the mucous membrane of the nose, the skin of the tip of the nose, and the conjunctiva.
Synonym(s): nervus nasociliaris [TA], nasal nerve
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na·so·cil·i·ar·y nerve

(nā'zō-sil'ē-ar-ē nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve in the superior orbital fissure, passing through the orbit, giving rise to the communicating branch to the ciliary ganglion, the long ciliary nerves, and the posterior and anterior ethmoidal nerves, and terminating as the infratrochlear and nasal branches, which supply the mucous membrane of the nose, the skin of the tip of the nose, and the conjunctiva.
Synonym(s): nervus nasociliaris [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

na·so·cil·i·ar·y nerve

(nā'zō-sil'ē-ar-ē nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve in the superior orbital fissure, passing through the orbit, giving rise to the communicating branch to the ciliary ganglion, the long ciliary nerves, and the posterior and anterior ethmoidal nerves.
Synonym(s): nervus nasociliaris [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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