deep temporal nerve

n.

Either of two branches from the mandibular nerve, designated anterior and posterior, that supply the temporal muscle.

Nearby words

  1. dipnoan,
  2. dipodic,
  3. dipody,
  4. dipolar ion,
  5. dipole,
  6. dipper,
  7. dippy,
  8. dipropellant,
  9. dipropyltryptamine,
  10. diprotic


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