nasociliary nerve

[ nā′zō-sĭlē-ĕr′ē ]

n.

A branch of the ophthalmic nerve that serves to supply the mucous membrane of the nose, the tip of the nose, and the conjunctiva.

Nearby words

  1. neut.,
  2. neuter,
  3. neutercane,
  4. neutra,
  5. neutra, richard joseph,
  6. neutral axis,
  7. neutral corner,
  8. neutral density,
  9. neutral ground,
  10. neutral monism


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