nerve to stapedius muscle n.
A branch of the facial nerve arising in the facial canal and innervating the stapedius muscle.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the main stem of a nerve. nerve trunk n. The main stem of a nerve, consisting of a bundle of nerve fibers bound together by a tough sheath of connective tissue.
[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 nervewracking, 1867, from nerve + present participle of wrack (v.). adj. also nerveracking, 1812, from nerve + present participle of verbal sense of rack (n.1).
[nair-vee; Italian ner-vee] /ˈnɛər vi; Italian ˈnɛr vi/ noun 1. Pier Luigi [pyer loo-ee-jee] /pyɛr luˈi dʒi/ (Show IPA), 1891–1979, Italian engineer and architect. /Italian ˈnɛrvi/ noun 1. Pier Luigi (pjɛːr luˈiːdʒi). 1891–1979, Italian engineer and architect; noted for his pioneering use of reinforced concrete as a decorative material. He codesigned the UNESCO building in […]
nephroureterectomy neph·ro·u·re·ter·ec·to·my (něf’rō-yu-rē’tə-rěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of a kidney and its ureter.