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Definition: 'Lingual Branches'

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lingual branches

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. branches to the tongue. Terminologia Anatomica lists lingual branches of 1) accessory nerve, (rami linguales nervi accessori [TA]); 2) facial nerve (inconstant) (ramus linguales nervi facialis [TA]); 3) lingual nerve (rami linguales nervi lingualis [TA]); 4) glossopharyngeal nerve (rami linguales nervi glossopharyngei [TA]).

Synonyms: rami linguales




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