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Medical Term:

posterior inferior nasal nerves

Definition

branches of greater palatine nerve to posterior inferior lateral wall of nasal cavity, including posterior aspect of mucosa over posterior portion of inferior nasal concha and meatus; may arise independently from pterygopalatine ganglion.

Synonym(s): rami nasales posteriores inferiores nervi palatini majorisTA, posterior inferior nasal branches of greater palatine nerve

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