supramaxillary nerve

noun

Definition of supramaxillary nerve

  1. 1 :  the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve extending along the lower jaw and distributed to the muscles of the lower lip and chin

  2. 2 :  the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve

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