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Hypoglossal nerve

Hypoglossal nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) The hypoglossal nerve enervates the muscles of the tongue.

lesions of the twelfth cranial nerve result in deviation of the tongue toward the paralysed side and thick speech.

Synonym: cranial nerve xii.


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