Ethmoidal nerves

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Nerve: Ethmoidal nerves
Nerves of the orbit, and the ciliary ganglion seen from the side
Latin Nervi ethmoidales
Gray's p.888
From Nasociliary nerve
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The ethmoidal nerves, which arise from the nasociliary nerve, supply the ethmoidal cells; the posterior branch leaves the orbital cavity through the posterior ethmoidal foramen and gives some filaments to the sphenoidal sinus. There are two ethmoidal nerves on each side of the face:


This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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