anterior auricular nerve

n.

Any of branches of the auriculotemporal nerve that supply the tragus and the upper part of the auricle of the ear.

Nearby words

  1. anteprohibition,
  2. antepyretic,
  3. anterior,
  4. anterior ampullar nerve,
  5. anterior asynclitism,
  6. anterior auricular vein,
  7. anterior cardiac vein,
  8. anterior cardinal vein,
  9. anterior cerebral vein,
  10. anterior chamber of eye


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