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Accessory Nerve

Descriptions of Accessory Nerve

Accessory Nerve: arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the accessory nerve trunk
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Accessory Nerve

Accessory Nerve: The accessory nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The accessory nerve carries impulses that innervate the movement of the shoulder and neck muscles and the larynx in speaking.

Conditions that afflict the accessory nerve include trauma, accessory nerve disorder, and accessory nerve palsy.

Closely Related Organs: Accessory Nerve

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Accessory Nerve:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Accessory Nerve

The following conditions are related to the organ: Accessory Nerve:

  • Trauma
  • Accessory nerve disorder
  • Accessory nerve palsy

Other Names: Accessory Nerve

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

  • Cranial nerve Xl

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Accessory Nerve

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

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