Definition of trigeminal nerve in English:

trigeminal nerve

Line breaks: tri|gem¦in¦al nerve
Pronunciation: /trʌɪˈdʒɛmɪn(ə)l
 
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noun

Anatomy
Each of the fifth and largest pair of cranial nerves, supplying the front part of the head and dividing into the ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular nerves.
More example sentences
  • The most frequently involved cranial nerve dermatome is the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve.
  • The circuit for this reflex comprises the trigeminal nerve, pons crossover, and motor innervation via the facial nerve.
  • There is contiguous spread to the ipsilateral ACA and MCA via a perivascular plexus supplied by the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve.

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