Inferior palpebral nerve

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Inferior palpebral nerve
Distribution of the maxillary and mandibular nerves, and the submaxillary ganglion.
From Infraorbital nerve
Latin Rami palpebrales inferiores nervi infraorbitalis
TA A14.2.01.060
FMA 52983
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The Inferior palpebral nerve (inferior palpebral branches) ascend behind the orbicularis oculi.

They supply the skin and conjunctiva of the lower eyelid, joining at the lateral angle of the orbit with the facial and zygomaticofacial nerves.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 891 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)