tenth cranial nerve

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tenth cranial 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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Usage

In literature:

State the origin and the distribution of the fifth, seventh, ninth, and tenth cranial nerves in the dog-fish.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
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