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The trigeminal nerve.
- ‘To address this question we investigated the development of the N. trigeminus in the Japanese quail.’
- ‘The anatomic path of travel from the nasal mucous membrane to the genitals is through the fifth cranial nerve, or trigeminus which is supremely the ganglionic cranial nerve.’
- ‘Trigeminus neuropathy is commonly seen in men due to a variety of reasons.’
- ‘The nerves we are going to examine are the overorbital and infraorbital ramifications of the trigeminus.’
Late 19th century: from Latin, literally ‘three born at the same birth’, extended to mean ‘threefold’.
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