Medical Definition of Lingual nerve

1. A sensory branch of the mandibular nerve, which is part of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The lingual nerve carries general afferent fibres from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue, the floor of the mouth, and the mandibular gingivae. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingual Nerve

lingual branch of facial nerve
lingual branches
lingual crypt
lingual embrasure
lingual flange
lingual flap
lingual follicles
lingual frenulum
lingual gingiva
lingual goiter
lingual gyrus
lingual hemiatrophy
lingual lobe
lingual lymph nodes
lingual mucosa
lingual nerve (current term)
lingual occlusion
lingual papilla
lingual plate
lingual plexus
lingual rest
lingual retainers
lingual salivary gland depression
lingual septum
lingual surface of tooth
lingual tonsil
lingual tonsils
lingual trophoneurosis
lingual vein

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