nasociliary nerve

noun

Medical Definition of nasociliary nerve

: a branch of the ophthalmic nerve distributed in part to the ciliary ganglion and in part to the mucous membrane and skin of the nose

called also nasal nerve

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“Nasociliary nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nasociliary%20nerve. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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