nasociliary nerve

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nasociliary nerve na·so·cil·i·ar·y nerve (nā'zō-sĭl'ē-ěr'ē)
n.
A branch of the ophthalmic nerve that serves to supply the mucous membrane of the nose, the tip of the nose, and the conjunctiva.

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