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(Science: anatomy) under the tongue; applied especially, in the higher vertebrates, to the twelfth or last pair of cranial nerves, which are distributed to the base of the tongue.

One of the hypoglossal nerves.

Origin: Pref. Hypo- _ gr. The tongue.

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