Definición de cranial nerve en inglés:

cranial nerve

Silabificación: cra·ni·al nerve

sustantivo

Anatomy
Each of twelve pairs of nerves that arise directly from the brain, not from the spinal cord, and pass through separate apertures in the skull.

They are (with conventional roman numbering) the olfactory (I), optic (II), oculomotor (III), trochlear (IV), trigeminal (V), abducens (VI), facial (VII), vestibulocochlear (VIII), glossopharyngeal (IX), vagus (X), accessory (XI), and hypoglossal (XII) nerves

Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • From the brain stem emerge pairs of cranial nerves, analogous to the spinal nerves that innervate the limbs and trunk.
  • Occasionally, tumors may develop in the brain, on cranial nerves, or on the spinal cord.
  • Cranial nerve palsies of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerves may occur, affecting extraocular motility.

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