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Either of the 12th pair of cranial nerves that innervate the muscles of the tongue.
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(Anatomy) the twelfth cranial nerve, which supplies the muscles of the tongue
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either one of the twelfth pair of cranial nerves, consisting of motor fibers that innervate the muscles of the tongue.
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|Noun||1.||hypoglossal 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
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n. nervio hipogloso.
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