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Category:Accessory nerve
Created 20 August 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition The 11th cranial nerve. The accessory nerv The 11th cranial nerve. The accessory nerve originates from neurons in the medulla and in the cervical spinal cord. It has a cranial root, which joins the vagus (10th cranial) nerve and sends motor fibers to the muscles of the larynx, and a spinal root, which sends motor fibers to the trapezius and the sternocleidomastoid muscles. Damage to the nerve produces weakness in head rotation and shoulder elevation. Definition Source: MeSH houlder elevation. Definition Source: MeSH
DefinitionSource MeSH +
ExternallySourcedDefinition The 11th cranial nerve. The accessory nerv The 11th cranial nerve. The accessory nerve originates from neurons in the medulla and in the cervical spinal cord. It has a cranial root, which joins the vagus (10th cranial) nerve and sends motor fibers to the muscles of the larynx, and a spinal root, which sends motor fibers to the trapezius and the sternocleidomastoid muscles. Damage to the nerve produces weakness in head rotation and shoulder elevation. s in head rotation and shoulder elevation.
Id birnlex_812  +
Label Accessory nerve  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 14 October 2010 21:09:04  +
ModifiedDate 14 October 2010  +
SuperCategory Cranial nerve  +
Synonym Eleventh cranial nerve  +, Cranial nerve XI  +, spinal accessory nerve  +
Umlscui C0000905, C1305777  +
Categories Cranial nerve
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