Medical Definition of Cranial nerve X

1. The vagus nerve enervates the gut (gastrointestinal tract), heart and larynx. Lesions of the tenth nerve usually result in a horse voice, but may also cause difficulty in swallowing or talking. Synonym: cranial nerve X. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranial Nerve X

cranial index
cranial irradiation
cranial mononeuropathy III
cranial mononeuropathy vi
cranial mononeuropathy vii
cranial nerve
cranial nerve I
cranial nerve II
cranial nerve III
cranial nerve IV
cranial nerve IX
cranial nerve V
cranial nerve VI
cranial nerve VII
cranial nerve VIII
cranial nerve X (current term)
cranial nerve XI
cranial nerve XII
cranial nerve neoplasms
cranial nerves
cranial neuropore
cranial orbit
cranial orbits
cranial root of accessory nerve
cranial roots
cranial sinuses
cranial sutures
cranial synchondroses
cranial vault
cranial vertebra

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