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Cranial nerve

Introduction: Cranial nerve

Description of Cranial nerve

Cranial nerve: any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem.
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Cranial nerve: twelve pairs of nerves that carry general afferent, visceral afferent, special afferent, somatic efferent, and autonomic efferent fibers.
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Cranial nerve: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Cranial nerve

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The term Cranial nerve can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Cranial nerve

The following list attempts to classify Cranial nerve into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • nerve,nervus
  • fascicle,fasciculus,fiber bundle,fibre bundle
  • nerve tissue,nervous tissue
  • animal tissue
  • tissue
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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