nerve of tensor veli palatini muscle

(redirected from nervus tensoris veli palatini)

nerve of ten·sor ve·li pa·la·ti·ni mus·cle

(nĕrv ten'sōr vē'lī pal-ă-tī'nī mŭs'ĕl)
A branch of the mandibular nerve conveying fibers from the motor root of the trigeminal nerve that pass through the otic ganglion without synapse to supply the tensor veli palatini muscle.
Synonym(s): nervus tensoris veli palatini [TA] .