hypoglossal nerve


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hypoglossal nerve

n.
Either of the 12th pair of cranial nerves that innervate the muscles of the tongue.

hypoglossal nerve

n
(Anatomy) the twelfth cranial nerve, which supplies the muscles of the tongue

hy′poglos′sal nerve′


n.
either one of the twelfth pair of cranial nerves, consisting of motor fibers that innervate the muscles of the tongue.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoglossal nerve - supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscleshypoglossal nerve - supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
Translations

hypoglossal nerve

n. nervio hipogloso.
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sup][2] During surgery, the internal jugular vein, vagus nerve, hypoglossal nerve and sympathetic trunk were preserved.
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Musculature of tongue, innervated by the Hypoglossal Nerve (CN XII), except for the palatoglossus (which is supplied by the Vagus nerve) is formed by the Occipital somites.