fifth cranial nerve

(fith KRAY-nee-ul nerv)

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

Pronunciation of dictionary term "fifth cranial nerve"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "quinto par craneal"

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