nerve of pterygoid canal n.
The nerve that constitutes the motor and sympathetic roots of the pterygopalatine ganglion and runs through the pterygoid canal to the pterygopalatine fossa.
- Nerve of tensor tympani muscle
nerve of tensor tympani muscle n. A branch of the mandibular nerve passing through the otic ganglion and supplying the tensor muscle of the tympanic membrane.
- Nerve plexus
nerve plexus n. A plexus formed by nerves interlaced with numerous communicating branches.
[nurv-rak-ing] /ˈnɜrvˌræk ɪŋ/ adjective 1. extremely irritating, annoying, or trying: a nerve-racking day; a nerve-racking noise. adjective 1. very distressing, exhausting, or harrowing adj. also nerveracking, 1812, from nerve + present participle of verbal sense of rack (n.1).
noun, Anatomy. 1. a nerve fiber bundle that emerges from either side of the spinal cord and joins with a complementary bundle to form each spinal nerve in the series of spinal nerves: the root at the rear of the spinal cord (dorsal root or sensory root) conveys sensations to the central nervous system, and […]