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Medical Term:

infratrochlear nerve


Definition: a terminal branch of the nasociliary nerve running beneath the pulley of the superior oblique muscle to the front of the orbit, and supplying the skin of the eyelids and root of the nose.

Synonym(s): nervus infratrochlearisTA

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