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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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