Definition of Cranial nerve

1. Noun. Any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem.


Definition of Cranial nerve

1. Noun. (neuroanatomy) Any of the twelve paired nerves that originate from the brainstem instead of the spinal cord. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranial Nerve

cranial
cranial arteritis
cranial base
cranial bones
cranial capacity
cranial cavity
cranial dystonia
cranial epidural space
cranial flexure
cranial fontanels
cranial index
cranial irradiation
cranial mononeuropathy III
cranial mononeuropathy vi
cranial mononeuropathy vii
cranial nerve (current term)
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
cranial nerve neoplasms
cranial nerves

Literary usage of Cranial nerve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"X. " Notes on Variations in the origin of the Long Buccal Branch of the Fifth cranial nerve." By WM. TURNER, MB (Lond.), Professor of Anatomy, University of ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"... and Perenni- branchs* describes a peculiar branch of the seventh cranial nerve in Amphiuma, distributed, according to his statement, ..."

3. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(CFH) The auditory, or eighth, cranial nerve has two divisions corresponding roughly, though not exactly, to the different sensory functions served by the ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"A CASE OF LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA ASSOCIATED WITH NUCLEAR cranial nerve PALSIES AND WITH MUSCULAR ATROPHIES.1 BY FREDERICK PETERSON, MD, Attending Physician to the ..."

5. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"Three transverse sections of IVth cranial nerve. ... cranial nerve to show the structure of the degenerated material. (Zeiss I), Oc. 2. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"X. " Notes on Variations in the origin of the Long Buccal Branch of the Fifth cranial nerve." By WM. TURNER, MB (Lond.), Professor of Anatomy, University of ..."

7. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"... and Perenni- branchs* describes a peculiar branch of the seventh cranial nerve in Amphiuma, distributed, according to his statement, ..."

8. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(CFH) The auditory, or eighth, cranial nerve has two divisions corresponding roughly, though not exactly, to the different sensory functions served by the ..."

9. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"A CASE OF LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA ASSOCIATED WITH NUCLEAR cranial nerve PALSIES AND WITH MUSCULAR ATROPHIES.1 BY FREDERICK PETERSON, MD, Attending Physician to the ..."

10. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"Three transverse sections of IVth cranial nerve. ... cranial nerve to show the structure of the degenerated material. (Zeiss I), Oc. 2. ..."

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