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Hypoglossal Nerve

"Hypoglossal Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The 12th cranial nerve. The hypoglossal nerve originates in the hypoglossal nucleus of the medulla and supplies motor innervation to all of the muscles of the tongue except the palatoglossus (which is supplied by the vagus). This nerve also contains proprioceptive afferents from the tongue muscles.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypoglossal Nerve" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypoglossal Nerve" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 42 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995 and 1997 and 2005 and 2009 and 2014 and 2016
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