maxillary nerve

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maxillary nerve

[′mak·sə‚ler·ē ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A somatic sensory branch of the trigeminal nerve; innervates the meninges, the skin of the upper portion of the face, upper teeth, and mucosa of the nose, palate, and cheeks.
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