Medical Definition of Nervus hypoglossus

1. The hypoglossal nerve enervates the muscles of the tongue. Lesions of the twelfth cranial nerve result in deviation of the tongue toward the paralysed side and thick speech. Synonym: cranial nerve XII. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Hypoglossus

nervus ethmoidalis anterior
nervus ethmoidalis posterior
nervus facialis
nervus femoralis
nervus fibularis communis
nervus fibularis profundus
nervus fibularis superficialis
nervus frontalis
nervus furcalis
nervus glossopharyngeus
nervus gluteus inferior
nervus gluteus superior
nervus haemorrhoidalis
nervus hypogastricus
nervus hypoglossus (current term)
nervus hypoglosus
nervus iliohypogastricus
nervus impar
nervus infraorbitalis
nervus infratrochlearis
nervus intermedius
nervus interosseus anterior
nervus interosseus cruris
nervus interosseus dorsalis
nervus interosseus posterior
nervus ischiadicus
nervus jugularis
nervus lacrimalis

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