Definition of Tenth cranial nerve
1. Noun. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.
Generic synonyms: Cranial Nerve
Derivative terms: Pneumogastric, Vagal
Medical Definition of Tenth cranial nerve
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Literary usage of Tenth cranial nerve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Morris's Human Anatomy: A Complete Systematic Treatise by English and by Henry Morris, James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"... 777, 845 convolution, 838 Bronchial (pulmonary) branches of tenth cranial nerve, 985 Bruch, membrane of, 1020 Buccal branches of cervico-facial nerve, ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"2210 tenth cranial nerve. 2211 Eleventh Cranial Nerve. 2212 Twelfth Cranial Nerve. 2220 Spinal Nerves. Connections and Functions of Roots. Spinal Gang'lia. ..."
3. A Text-book of Physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"The branches from these cell? that pass into the medulla terminate in the nucleus of the ala cinerea. The tenth cranial nerve (N. Vagus or ..."
4. Vertebrate Embryology: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Arthur Milnes Marshall (1893)
"... or vagus, or tenth cranial nerve has. in the rabbit embryo of the twelfth day, almost exactly the same course and relations as in a chick embryo of the ..."
5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"The branches from these cells that pass into the medulla terminate in the nucleus of the ala cinerea. The tenth cranial nerve (N. Vagus or ..."