• Definition for "ninth cranial nerve"
    • physical nerve to your pharynx and back associated…
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    • The ninth cranial nerve is the…
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ninth cranial nerve definition

  • noun:
    • physical nerve to your pharynx and back associated with the tongue; motor fibers innervate muscles that raise the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion
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