Medical Definition of Cranial nerve XII

1. 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. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranial Nerve XII

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
cranial nerve XII (current term)
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
cranially

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