Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve

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Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
Details
Latin rami linguales nervi glossopharyngei
From glossopharyngeal nerve
Identifiers
Gray's p.909
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12690550
TA A14.2.01.148
FMA 53490
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve are two in number; one supplies the circumvallate papillae and the mucous membrane covering the base of the tongue; the other supplies the mucous membrane and follicular glands of the posterior part of the tongue, and communicates with the lingual nerve.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)