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Medical Term:

orbital branches of maxillary nerve


Definition: branches of pterygopalatine ganglion traversing inferior orbital fissure, distributed in orbit to periorbita and mucosa of ethmoidal and sphenoidal sinuses.

Synonym(s): rami orbitales nervi maxillarisTA, orbital branch of pterygopalatine ganglion, ramus orbitalis ganglii pterygopalatini

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