Share this entry
trifacial nerve Line breaks: tri|facial nerve
Pronunciation: /trʌɪˈfeɪʃ(ə)l/

Definition of trifacial nerve in English:


Another term for trigeminal nerve.
Example sentences
  • There is marked paralysis of the facial and trifacial nerves and the branches of the auditory nerves.
  • The best results were received in the patients that had not been subject to alcoholization of trifacial node and trifacial nerve peripheral branches at the basis of scull.
  • There have been cases of trifacial nerve headaches which would not recede with any known treatment, but after 15-20 acupuncture sessions they disappeared or pain diminished considerably.
Definition of trifacial nerve in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources