Definition of trigeminal nerve in English:
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.
- 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.
Definition of trigeminal nerve in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan