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nervus terminalis

noun nervus ter·mi·na·lis \ -ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-ləs \

medical Definition of nervus terminalis

plural nervi terminales play \-(ˌ)lēz\
:a group of ganglionated nerve fibers that arise in the cerebral hemisphere near where the nerve tract leading from the olfactory bulb joins the temporal lobe and that pass anteriorly along this tract and the olfactory bulb through the cribriform plate to the nasal mucosa called also terminal nerve

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