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Lingual nerve

Introduction: Lingual nerve

Description of Lingual nerve

Lingual nerve: A sensory branch of the MANDIBULAR NERVE, which is part of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The lingual nerve carries general afferent fibers from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue, the floor of the mouth, and the mandibular gingivae.
Source: MeSH 2007

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