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cranial nerve

División en sílabas: cra·ni·al nerve

Definición de cranial nerve en inglés:

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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.
Example sentences
  • 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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