from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of the fifth pair of cranial nerves, having sensory and motor functions in the face, teeth, mouth, and nasal cavity. Also called trigeminus.
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- n. The nerve responsible for sensation and motor function in the face and mouth.
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- n. the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
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The potter found the apex of the trigeminal nerve with his needle’s point and gave him 60 cc.