Definition of Eleventh cranial nerve

1. Noun. Arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve.




Medical Definition of Eleventh cranial nerve

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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Literary usage of Eleventh cranial nerve

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1. Medical Diagnosis by Arthur Latham (1915)
"... The eleventh cranial nerve (the Spinal Accessory). The bulbar or accessory part of this nerve is simply part of the vagus and arises from part of the ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"2211 eleventh cranial nerve. 2212 Twelfth Cranial Nerve. 2220 Spinal Nerves. Connections and Functions of Roots. Spinal Gang'lia. Peripheral Distribution. ..."

3. Morris's Human Anatomy: A Complete Systematic Treatise by English and by Henry Morris, James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"... (external) cutaneous nerve, 922 of eleventh cranial nerve, 987 of femoral (anterior crural) nerve, 938 of fifth cranial nerve (trigeminal ..."

4. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"... sensory decussation ; //, fillet ; /j, spinal root of fifth nerve ; XI, root fibres of eleventh cranial- nerve ; A'xt\ nucleus of eleventh cranial nerve ..."

5. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"The eleventh cranial nerve (N. Accessorius).—This nerve is ually described as arising by upper roots from the medulla, and ' a series of lower ..."

6. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1919)
"The eleventh cranial nerve is composed of two portions, the accessory, which is really a supplementary part of the vagus system, and a spinal portion which ..."

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