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Hypoglossal Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypoglossal Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.330
Unique ID
D007002
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007002
Annotation
neoplasm = HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE DISEASES (IM) + CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
The 12th cranial nerve. The hypoglossal nerve originates in the hypoglossal nucleus of the medulla and supplies motor innervation to all of the muscles of the tongue except the palatoglossus (which is supplied by the vagus). This nerve also contains proprioceptive afferents from the tongue muscles.
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Nerve XII
Nerve XII
Nervus Hypoglossus
Twelfth Cranial Nerve
NLM Classification #
WL 330
Entry Combination
injuries:Hypoglossal Nerve Injuries
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Hypoglossal Nerve Preferred
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