glossopharyngeal nerve

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Synonyms for glossopharyngeal nerve

sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue

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1) Glomus jugulare tumors arise from glomus bodies or paraganglionic tissue in the adventitia of the jugular bulb, usually in relation to the auricular branches of the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves.
Another important target in his surgical work was the rehabilitation of swallowing and improvement of the voice in cases of paralysis of caudal cranial nerves, particularly of the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves.