third occipital nerve

(redirected from nervus occipitalis tertius)

third oc·cip·i·tal nerve

[TA]
medial branch of the dorsal primary ramus of the third cervical nerve; this is usually joined with the greater occipital but may exist as an independent nerve supplying cutaneous branches to the scalp and nucha.
Synonym(s): nervus occipitalis tertius [TA]

third oc·cip·i·tal nerve

(thĭrd ok-sipi-tăl nĕrv) [TA]
Medial branch of the dorsal primary ramus of the third cervical nerve.