trigeminus [trī-jĕm′ə-nəs] n. trigeminal nerve
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Wilks and Moxon compare simple gastric ulcer to ulcers of the cornea resulting from paralysis of the trigeminus.
And it appears to me not less absurd to say that pain is the function of the sensitive fibres of the trigeminus.
Francis E. Anstie