trifacial


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Related to trifacial: Trifacial nerve, trifacial neuralgia

tri·fa·cial

(trī-fā'shăl),
Denoting the fifth pair of cranial nerves, the trigeminal nerves.
[tri- + L. facies, face]

trifacial

/tri·fa·cial/ (tri-fa´shul) designating the trigeminal (fifth cranial) nerve.

trifacial

(trī-fā′shəl)
adj.
Trigeminal.

trifacial

adjective Referring to the fifth cranial (trigeminal) nerve; given the potential for confusion with the seventh (facial) nerve, trigeminal is preferred.

tri·fa·cial

(trī-fā'shăl)
Denoting trigeminal nerves.
[tri- + L. facies, face]