Definition of Cranial nerves
1. Noun. (plural of cranial nerve) ¹
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Medical Definition of Cranial nerves
There are 12 cranial nerves.
The olfactory nerve, optic nerve, occulomotor nerve, trochlear nerve, trigeminal nerve, abducent nerve, facial nerve, vestibulocochlear nerve, glossopharyngeal nerve, vagus nerve, accessory nerve and the hypoglossal nerve.
This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
(11 Mar 2008)
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