Lateral posterior inferior nasal nerve
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The lateral posterior inferior nasal nerve is a branch of the greater palatine nerve that supplies the posteroinferior nasal lateral wall.
The nerve branches off the greater palatine nerve in the greater palatine canal and exits the canal though a tiny un-named foramen in the palatine bone to enter the nasal cavity. In the lateral wall of the nasal cavity it supplies the posterior inferior mucosa including the inferior concha and middle and inferior meati.
There may be a group of nerves, each entering the nasal cavity through numerous tiny foramina.