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Glossopharyngeal nerve

Glossopharyngeal nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) The glossopharyngeal nerve enervates muscles involved in swallowing and taste. Lesions of the ninth nerve result in difficulty swallowing and disturbance of taste.

Synonym: cranial nerve ix.


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