trigeminal nerve

(try-JEH-mih-nul nerv)

The main sensory nerve of the head and face, and the motor nerve of the muscles used in chewing. Also called fifth cranial nerve.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "trigeminal nerve"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "nervio trigémino"

Nervio sensorial principal de la cabeza y el rostro, y nervio motor de los músculos usados para masticar. También se llama quinto par craneal.