nervus trigeminus


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Related to nervus trigeminus: fifth cranial nerve
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Noun1.nervus trigeminus - the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of masticationnervus trigeminus - the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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Hastamizda bulunan ponsun sol yarisindaki infarkt, muhtemelen trigeminal sinirin traktus spinalis nervus trigeminus cekirdegini etkileyerek sol yuz yarisinda hipoesteziye, traktus kortikobulbaris'i etkileyerek goz bulgularina ve traktus kortikospinalis lateralis'i etkileyerek karsi tarafta motor guc kaybina neden olmustu.