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Glossopharyngeal Nerve

Descriptions of Glossopharyngeal Nerve

Glossopharyngeal Nerve: sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue; motor fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion
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Summary Information: Glossopharyngeal Nerve

Glossopharyngeal Nerve: The glossopharyngeal nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The glossopharyngeal nerve carries impulses that innervate the sense of taste, movement of the pharynx, saliva secretion, and are sensory for respiratory, cardiac, and blood pressure reflexes. Conditions that afflict the glossopharyngeal nerve include tumor, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and nerve compression.

Closely Related Organs: Glossopharyngeal Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Glossopharyngeal Nerve

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Other Names: Glossopharyngeal Nerve

The following are other names for the organ: Glossopharyngeal Nerve:

  • Cranial nerve lX

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Glossopharyngeal Nerve

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Glossopharyngeal Nerve:

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