• Definition for "glossopharyngeal nerve"
    • Either of the ninth couple of cranial nerves…
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  • Medical Dictionary for "glossopharyngeal nerve"
    • The ninth cranial nerve, which supplies…
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glossopharyngeal nerve definition

  • noun:
    • Either of the ninth couple of cranial nerves that have both sensory and engine materials and provide the tongue, soft palate, pharynx, and parotid gland.
    • sensory neurological towards the pharynx and straight back for the tongue; engine fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion
    • Either for the ninth couple of cranial nerves containing both sensory and motor fibers and offer the tongue, smooth palate, pharynx, and parotid gland.
    • physical neurological to the pharynx and back for the tongue; engine fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic materials to your otic ganglion
    • Either associated with the ninth couple of cranial nerves that have both sensory and motor fibers and provide the tongue, smooth palate, pharynx, and parotid gland.
    • sensory nerve towards pharynx and back of the tongue; motor materials innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic materials into the otic ganglion
    • Either of this ninth couple of cranial nerves that contain both physical and motor materials and offer the tongue, soft palate, pharynx, and parotid gland.
    • sensory neurological to your pharynx and straight back regarding the tongue; motor materials innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers into the otic ganglion
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