Inferior posterior nasal branches of greater palatine nerve

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Inferior posterior nasal branches of greater palatine nerve
Details
Latin rami nasales posteriores inferiores nervi palatini majoris
From greater palatine nerve
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12691125
TA A14.2.01.046
FMA 52823
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The Inferior posterior nasal branches of greater palatine nerve are small nerves which largely supply the posterior aspect of the nasal cavity. They pass through small foramina in the palatine canal to supply the lateral walls of the nasal cavity - including the superior, middle, and inferior nasal concha. These nerves run alongside the lateral posterior nasal arteries, which are branches of the sphenopalatine artery.

Note that superior posterior branches of the greater palatine nerve are responsible for innervating the posterosuperior aspect of the lateral nasal cavity.