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supraorbital nerve


Definition: a branch of the frontal nerve leaving the orbit through the supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to the forehead and scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.

Synonym(s): nervus supraorbitalisTA

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