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Encyclopedia > External nasal nerve
Nerve: External nasal nerve
Sensory areas of the head, showing the general distribution of the three divisions of the fifth nerve. (Nasal nerve labeled at center left.)
The sphenopalatine ganglion and its branches.
Latin rami nasales externi nervi infraorbitalis
Gray's subject #200 891
Innervates nose
From maxillary nerve (infraorbital nerve)
Dorlands/Elsevier r_02/12691092

The external nasal branches (or external nasal nerve) are terminal branches of the anterior ethmoidal nerves (from the opthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve, CN V), and provide sensory innervation to the skin of the side of the nose and of the septum mobile nasi. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Gray780. ... The sphenopalatine ganglion is a parasympathetic ganglion found in the spheno-maxillary fossa. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... The visible part of the human nose is the protruding part of the face that bears the nostrils. ... The Maxillary nerve is one of the three branches of the trigeminal nerve, one of the cranial nerves. ... After the maxillary nerve enters the infraorbital canal, the nerve is frequently called the infraorbital nerve. ... Elseviers logo. ... For other uses, see Nose (disambiguation). ... The nasal septum separates the left and right airways in the nose, dividing the two nostrils. ...

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