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Hypoglossal Nerve: supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles
Source: WordNet 2.1
Hypoglossal Nerve : twelfth cranial nerve; originates in the hypoglossal nucleus of the medulla and supplies motor innervation to all of the muscles of the tongue except the palatoglossus (which is supplied by the vagus); also contains proprioceptive afferents from the tongue muscles.
Hypoglossal Nerve: The hypoglossal nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The hypoglossal nerve carries impulses that innervate the movement of the tongue.
Conditions that afflict the hypoglossal nerve include hypoglossal nerve disorders, infection, stroke, and Lou Gehrig's disease.
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