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Nervus infraorbitalis

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infraorbital nerve
(Science: anatomy, nerve) The continuation of the maxillary nerve after it has entered the orbit, via the infraorbital fissure, traversing the infraorbital canal to reach the face; it supplies the mucosa of the maxillary sinus, the upper incisors, canine and premolars, the upper gums, the inferior eyelid and conjunctiva, part of the nose and the superior lip.
Synonym: nervus infraorbitalis.


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