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Trigeminal Nerve

Descriptions of Trigeminal Nerve

Trigeminal Nerve: the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
Source: WordNet 2.1

Trigeminal Nerve : fifth and largest cranial nerve, a mixed motor and sensory nerve; the larger sensory part forms the ophthalmic, mandibular and maxillary nerves, and the smaller motor part inervates the muscles of mastication.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Trigeminal Nerve

Trigeminal Nerve: The trigeminal nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The trigeminal nerve carries impulses that innervate the movement of the muscles of mastication and sensation in the face, scalp, and teeth. Conditions that afflict the trigeminal nerve include nerve compression and trigeminal neuralgia.

Closely Related Organs: Trigeminal Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Trigeminal Nerve

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Other Names: Trigeminal Nerve

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Trigeminal Nerve

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Trigeminal Nerve:

  • Intermittent, stabbing pain in the cheek or jaw on one side of the face

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