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Glossopharyngeal Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.050.050.337
A08.800.050.600.387
A08.800.800.060.337
A08.800.800.120.290
Unique ID
D005930
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005930
Annotation
neoplasm = GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE DISEASES (IM) + CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
The 9th cranial nerve. The glossopharyngeal nerve is a mixed motor and sensory nerve; it conveys somatic and autonomic efferents as well as general, special, and visceral afferents. Among the connections are motor fibers to the stylopharyngeus muscle, parasympathetic fibers to the parotid glands, general and taste afferents from the posterior third of the tongue, the nasopharynx, and the palate, and afferents from baroreceptors and CHEMORECEPTOR CELLS of the carotid sinus.
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Nerve IX
Ninth Cranial Nerve
NLM Classification #
WL 330
Entry Combination
injuries:Glossopharyngeal Nerve Injuries
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Glossopharyngeal Nerve Preferred
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