Definition of Spinal accessory
1. Noun. Arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve.
Generic synonyms: Cranial Nerve
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Accessory
Literary usage of Spinal accessory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"After the exit of the nerve from the jugular foramen the nerve is joined by the accessory portion of the spinal accessory, ..."
2. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1873)
"spinal accessory AND SUBLINGUAL NERVES. spinal accessory nerve (third division of the eighth)—Physiological anatomy—• Properties and functions of the spinal ..."
3. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"... and only depends on the spinal accessory in its upper half, though Bailey l reports a case in which division of the spinal accessory paralyzed the ..."
4. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1914)
"Accessory Spasm.—Spasmodic Torticollis, Spasmodic Wryneck.—Irritative lesions of the spinal accessory produce characteristic action and ..."
5. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1912)
"... spinal accessory NERVE (Nervus accessorius) Paralysis.—The smaller or internal part of this nerve joins the vagus ud is distributed through it to the ..."
6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"spinal accessory NERVE (Nervus accessorius). Paralysis.—The smaller or internal part of this nerve joins the vagus and is distributed through it to the ..."