petrosal nerve

noun

Medical Definition of petrosal nerve

: any of several small nerves passing through foramina in the petrous portion of the temporal bone: as

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“Petrosal nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petrosal%20nerve. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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