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trigeminus

(trī-jĕmə-nəs)
n.
  1. trigeminal nerve
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Historical Examples

  • Wilks and Moxon compare simple gastric ulcer to ulcers of the cornea resulting from paralysis of the trigeminus.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • And it appears to me not less absurd to say that pain is the function of the sensitive fibres of the trigeminus.