glossopharyngeal nerve


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Synonyms for glossopharyngeal nerve

sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue

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Group V--Direct laryngoscopic intubation after 4% lignocaine spray and glossopharyngeal nerve block (DL-GNB+LS)
In particular, the electrical stimulation of the pharyngeal branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve (PB-IX) is responsible for hiccup.
The second is the glossopharyngeal nerve, which transmits the
especially as the tumor had surrounded the vital parts of the neck such as the vagus nerve that acts to lower the heart rate, the phrenic nerve that feeds the diaphragm as well as Glossopharyngeal Nerve in addition to the nerve that controls the movement of the shoulder," said Dr.
3,4) It lies caudally, medially, and anteriorly towards the maxillo-vertebro-pharyngeal recess (which contains carotid arteries, internal jugular vein, facial nerve, glossopharyngeal nerve, vagal nerve, and hypoglossal nerve).
Macintosh observed that the vallecula was innervated by the glossopharyngeal nerve whereas the under surface of the epiglottis was innervated by the superior laryngeal nerve which was a branch of the vagus.
Third BCCs are posterior to the common or internal carotid artery and the sternocleidomastoid muscle, between the hypoglossal nerve below and the glossopharyngeal nerve above.
Some of these branches, together with the glossopharyngeal nerve, carry out chemoreceptor and baroreceptor functions in the carotid glomus and sinus, respectively.
Right palsy of the glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), vagal nerve (CN X), and hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) led to difficulty swallowing.
The afferent limb of the reflex is predominantly via the glossopharyngeal nerve.
Composed of the cricopharyngeus and inferior pharyngeal constrictor, UES is mainly innervated by the glossopharyngeal nerve and branches of the vagus and accessory nerves,[sup][23] and LES is innervated by the enteric nervous system of the vagus nerve.