lingual nerve

noun

Medical Definition of lingual nerve

: a branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve supplying the anterior two thirds of the tongue and responding to stimuli of pressure, touch, and temperature

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“Lingual nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lingual%20nerve. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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