infraorbital nerve

noun

Medical Definition of infraorbital nerve

: a branch of the maxillary nerve that divides into branches distributed to the skin of the upper part of the cheek, the upper lip, and the lower eyelid

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“Infraorbital nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/infraorbital%20nerve. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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