"Accessory Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The 11th cranial nerve which originates from NEURONS in the MEDULLA and in the CERVICAL SPINAL CORD. It has a cranial root, which joins the VAGUS NERVE (10th cranial) 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.
- Accessory Nerve
- Accessory Nerves
- Nerve, Accessory
- Nerves, Accessory
- Spinal Accessory Nerve
- Accessory Nerve, Spinal
- Accessory Nerves, Spinal
- Nerve, Spinal Accessory
- Nerves, Spinal Accessory
- Spinal Accessory Nerves
- Nerve XI
- Nerve XIs
- Nervus Accessorius
- Accessorius, Nervus
- Cranial Nerve XI
- Eleventh Cranial Nerve
- Cranial Nerve, Eleventh
- Cranial Nerves, Eleventh
- Eleventh Cranial Nerves
- Nerve, Eleventh Cranial
- Nerves, Eleventh Cranial
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Accessory Nerve" by people in Profiles.
Internal jugular vein duplication and fenestration: Case series and literature review. Laryngoscope. 2016 07; 126(7):1585-8.