accessory nerve

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Related to Accessory nerves: eleventh cranial nerve, nervus accessorius, CN11
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Synonyms for accessory nerve

arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve

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It contains fibers of nucleus ambiguus, and the glossopharyngeal and the accessory nerves.
Localized treatments have been performed with epoetin alpha in patients on many peripheral nerves including the sciatic nerve, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and spinal accessory nerves.
At surgery, a large loculated cyst was found that had to be dissected from the internal carotid artery, internal jugular vein, and the vagus and accessory nerves.
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