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Definition 1: any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem - [noun denoting body]

(cranial nerve is a kind of ...) any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

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

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue; motor fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) either of the two cranial nerves on either side that control the superior oblique muscles of the eyes

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) the cranial nerve that serves the retina

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa

(... is a kind of cranial nerve ) supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles

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