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Hypoglossal nerve

Definition noun, plural: hypoglossal nerves The cranial nerve that innervates the muscles of the tongue (except for the... Read More

Hypoglossal eminence

Hypoglossal eminence --> hypoglossal trigone a slight elevation in the floor of the inferior recess of the fourth ventricle,... Read More

Trigone of hypoglossal nerve

trigone of hypoglossal nerve --> hypoglossal trigone A slight elevation in the floor of the inferior recess of the fourth... Read More

Accompanying vein of hypoglossal nerve

Accompanying vein of hypoglossal nerve --> vena comitans nervi hypoglossi runs with the hypoglossal nerve below and lateral... Read More

Loop of hypoglossal nerve

Loop of hypoglossal nerve --> ansa cervicalis a loop in the cervical plexus consisting of fibres from the first three... Read More

Hypoglossal trigone

Hypoglossal trigone a slight elevation in the floor of the inferior recess of the fourth ventricle, beneath which is the... Read More

Hypoglossal canal

Hypoglossal canal The canal through which the hypoglossal nerve emerges from the skull. Synonym: canalis hypoglossalis,... Read More

Hypoglossal nucleus

Hypoglossal nucleus The motor nucleus innervating the intrinsic and four of the five extrinsic muscles of the tongue; it is... Read More

Hypoglossal

Hypoglossal (Science: anatomy) under the tongue; applied especially, in the higher vertebrates, to the twelfth or last pair... Read More

Ansa cervicalis

Ansa cervicalis a loop in the cervical plexus consisting of fibres from the first three cervical nerves. Fibres from C-1... Read More

Radix superior ansae cervicalis

radix superior ansae cervicalis --> superior root of ansa cervicalis The fibres that arise from the first and second... Read More

Circellus venosus hypoglossi

Circellus venosus hypoglossi --> venous plexus of hypoglossal canal a small venous network around the hypoglossal nerve,... Read More

Hypoglossus

Hypoglossus Synonym: hypoglossal, hypoglossal. Origin:... Read More

Superior root of ansa cervicalis

superior root of ansa cervicalis The fibres that arise from the first and second cervical nerves, accompany the hypoglossal... Read More

Descendens hypoglossi

Descendens hypoglossi --> superior root of ansa cervicalis The fibres that arise from the first and second cervical nerves,... Read More

Intercalated nucleus

Intercalated nucleus a small collection of nerve cells in the medulla oblongata lying lateral to the hypoglossal... Read More

Mandibulopharyngeal

Mandibulopharyngeal Relating to the mandible and the pharynx; denoting the region between the pharynx and the ramus of the... Read More

Styloglossus muscle

styloglossus muscle (Science: anatomy) action, retracts tongue; origin, lower end of styloid process; insertion, side and... Read More

Genioglossus muscle

Genioglossus muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the paired lingual muscles; origin, mental spine of the mandible; insertion,... Read More

Genioglossal muscle

Genioglossal muscle --> genioglossus muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the paired lingual muscles; origin, mental spine of... Read More

Fovea inferior

Fovea inferior --> inferior fovea a small depression in the limiting sulcus of the rhomboidal fossa below the medullary... Read More

Musculus styloglossus

musculus styloglossus --> styloglossus muscle (Science: anatomy) action, retracts tongue; origin, lower end of styloid... Read More

Descending branch

Descending branch branch of an artery or nerve passing inferiorly. Descending branches have been described for the... Read More

Lessers triangle

Lessers triangle The space between the bellies of the digastric muscle and the hypoglossal... Read More

Rollers nucleus

Roller's nucleus lateral nucleus of the accessory nerve, a small bulbar nucleus lying immediately anterior to the... Read More

Inferior fovea

Inferior fovea a small depression in the limiting sulcus of the rhomboidal fossa below the medullary striae of either side,... Read More

Corticobulbar tract

Corticobulbar tract (Science: physiology) Collective term for those fibres (corticonuclear fibres) which separate from the... Read More

Geniohyoid

Geniohyoid (Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, mental spine of mandible; insertion, body of hyoid bone; action, draws hyoid... Read More

Staderinis nucleus

Staderini's nucleus --> intercalated nucleus A small collection of nerve cells in the medulla oblongata lying lateral to the... Read More

Sternocleidomastoid branch of occipital artery

sternocleidomastoid branch of occipital artery (Science: anatomy, artery) branches of occipital artery to... Read More

Hyoglossus muscle

Hyoglossus muscle (Science: anatomy, muscle) a flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid... Read More

Hyoglossal muscle

Hyoglossal muscle --> hyoglossus muscle (Science: anatomy, muscle) a flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it... Read More

Rollers

Roller's nucleus lateral nucleus of the accessory nerve, a small bulbar nucleus lying immediately anterior to the... Read More

Styloglossus muscles

styloglossus muscle (Science: anatomy) action, retracts tongue; origin, lower end of styloid process; insertion, side and... Read More

Farabeufs triangle

Farabeufs triangle The triangle formed by the internal jugular and facial veins and the hypoglossal... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Cranial nerve

Definition noun, plural: cranial nerves Any of the paired nerves emerging from the brain (including the brainstem but not... Read More