vagus nerve

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Synonyms for vagus nerve

a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera

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The ONR is still found in larvae just prior to metamorphosis, in which the mouth is most expanded, and in contact with the left fourth to tenth nerves from the CNS (Fig.
Using microsurgical technique with 5-mm, 4-mm, and 2-mm diamond burrs with copious irrigation to follow the course of rite sigmoid sinus to the jugular foramen, the ninth and tenth nerves were partially visualized posterior and medial to the jugular bulb.