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accessory nerve

Definition of the noun accessory nerve

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

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Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David W. Loring, Stephen Bowden

Accessory nerve (spinal accessory nerve) Acetylcholine (ACh) (anarithmetria) and spatial acalculia. Milder forms of acalculia may affect division and multiplication more than addition and subtraction. The lesion classically involves the left ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

In other words, the lower portion of the nucleus ambiguus corresponding to the accessory nerve roots emerging from the bulb, which may be conveniently distinguished by the term vago-accessory, are in this sense the lower roots of the vagus.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

spinal accessory nerve ; 18, second cervical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

cranial accessory nerve n. Another name for either of the pair of *accessory nerves that ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

accessory nerve The eleventh cranial nerve, which emerges from the ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

(spinal accessory nerve) the eleventh *cranial nerve ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Spinal accessory nerve. SEE: cranial nerve for illus. acoustic n. Auditory 11. SEE: illus. adrenergic n. A nerve that uses a catecholamine as its main neurotransmitter. afferent n. A nerve that conducts impulses toward the brain or spinal cord.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Oxford University Press

accessory nerve (spinal accessory nerve) the eleventh *cranial nerve (XI), which arises from two roots, ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

accessory nerve exaggerate the dissimilarities between items that they place in different categories. accessory nerve. The 11th CRANIAL NERVE. One branch of the nerve serves the pharynx and larynx, the other serves two of the neck ...

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