The sensory nerve subdivision of the trigeminal nerve that transmits sensory information from the orbit and its contents, the nasal cavity and the skin of the nose and forehead. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophthalmic_nerve ]

Synonyms: nervus ophthalmicus (V1) ramus opthalmicus profundus (ramus V1) first branch of fifth cranial nerve ophthalmic division [V1] ophthalmic nerve [V1] opthalmic nerve ophthalmic division of trigeminal nerve (V1) first division of trigeminal nerve nervus ophthalmicus [va] rostral branch of trigeminal nerve nervus ophthalmicus (Va) ophthalmic division of fifth cranial nerve cranial nerve V, branch V1 ophthalmic nerve [Va] ophthalmic division [Va] nervus ophthalmicus [v1] ophthalmic division of trigeminal nerve (Va) trigeminal V nerve ophthalmic division first division of fifth cranial nerve

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Term information

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latin term
nervus ophthalmicus [va] [ FMA:TA FMA:52621 ]

latin term
nervus ophthalmicus [v1] [ FMA:52621 FMA:TA ]

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Terminology notes. This nerve is known by a ridiculous number of names[http://palaeos.com/vertebrates/glossary/glossaryPo.html]

external definition

Sensory medial ramus of the trigeminal nerve.[AAO]

has related synonym

profundus nerve
profundal nerve
ethmoidal nerve
trigeminal nerve ophthalmic division
profundus
ciliary nerve
ophthalmic division

homology notes

The profundus nerve is a distinct nerve only in fishes. (...) In mammals, the profundus nerve is the same as the most rostral (ophthalmic) branch of the trigeminal nerve.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0000348