Medical Definition of Cranial nerve XI

1. The accessory nerve enervates the sternocleidomastoid muscles and the trapezius muscles. Lesions of the eleventh result in drooping of the shoulder and inability to rotate the head away from the affected side. Synonym: cranial nerve XI. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranial Nerve XI

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
cranial nerve XI (current term)
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
cranialis

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