nervus accessorius


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Related to nervus accessorius: cranial nerve XI, CN11
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Noun1.nervus accessorius - arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nervenervus accessorius - arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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The nervus glossopharyngeus (CN IX), nervus vagus (CN X), nervus accessorius (CN XI), and posterior inferior cerebellar artery were viewed at the inferior compartment of CPA (Figure 3).