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Meaning of "hypoglossal nerve" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE

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Hypoglossal nerve is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hypoglossal nerve

The hypoglossal nerve is the twelfth cranial nerve XII, and innervates muscles of the tongue. The name hypoglossus springs from the fact that its passage is below the tongue, hypo meaning "under", and glossus meaning "tongue", both of which are from ancient greek. The nerve is involved in controlling tongue movements required for speech, food manipulation, and swallowing.

Definition of hypoglossal nerve in the English dictionary

The definition of hypoglossal nerve in the dictionary is the twelfth cranial nerve, which supplies the muscles of the tongue.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE

hypogastria
hypogastric
hypogastrium
hypogea
hypogeal
hypogean
hypogene
hypogenic
hypogenous
hypogeous
hypogeum
hypoglossal
hypoglycaemia
hypoglycaemic
hypoglycemia
hypoglycemic
hypognathism
hypognathous
hypogynous
hypogyny

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE

abducens nerve
abducent nerve
accessory nerve
cranial nerve
enerve
facial nerve
glossopharyngeal nerve
lose one´s nerve
median nerve
nerve
oculomotor nerve
olfactory nerve
optic nerve
reserve
sciatic nerve
touch a nerve
trigeminal nerve
ulnar nerve
unnerve
vagus nerve
vestibulocochlear nerve

Synonyms and antonyms of hypoglossal nerve in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hypoglossal nerve» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE

Find out the translation of hypoglossal nerve to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hypoglossal nerve from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hypoglossal nerve» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

舌下神经
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nervio hipogloso
570 millions of speakers

English

hypoglossal nerve
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अधोजिह्व तंत्रिका
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

العصب تحت اللسان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подъязычный нерв
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nervo hipoglosso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাইপোগ্লাসাল স্নায়ু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hypoglosse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saraf hipoglossal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hypoglossus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

舌下神経
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

설하 신경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Syaraf hipoglossal
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

thần kinh hypoglossal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மயக்க மருந்து நரம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हायपोग्लास स्नायू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hipoglossal sinir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nervo ipoglosso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nerwu podjęzykowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підязиковий нерв
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nervului hipoglos
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

υπογλώσσιο νεύρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hipoglossale senuwee
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

hypoglossalnerven
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

hypoglossal nerve
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hypoglossal nerve

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE»

Discover the use of hypoglossal nerve in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hypoglossal nerve and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Clinical Neuroanatomy
The hypoglossal nerve is a motor nerve that supplies all the intrinsic muscles of the tongue as well as the styloglossus, the hyoglossus, and the genioglossus muscles. Hypoglossal Nucleus The hypoglossal nucleus is situated close to the ...
Richard S. Snell, 2010
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Localization in Clinical Neurology
Processes affecting the hypoglossal nerve in its intramedullary course include tumor, demyelinating disease, syringobulbia, and vascular insult. A rare but characteristic syndrome that affects the hypoglossal nerve in its intramedullary course is ...
Paul W. Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu, José Biller, 2012
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Cranial Nerves: Anatomy, Pathology, Imaging: Anatomy, ...
Anatomy, Pathology, Imaging Devin K. Binder, D. Christian Sonne. MEDULLARY PYRAMID (CORTICOSPINAL TRACT) HYPOGLOSSAL EMINENCE Nuclear region and exit of the hypoglossal nerve. 1 2 Hypoglossal Nerve Functions ...
Devin K. Binder, D. Christian Sonne, 2011
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Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: Head and Neuroanatomy
Canal for Hypoglossal hypoglossal nerve 4.13 Neurovascular Pathways through the Base of the Skull, Synopsis. Hypoglossal trigone (in rhomboid fossa) Hypoglossal nerve Nucleus of the hypoglossal nerve Olive Canal of hypoglossal nerve ...
Michael Schünke, Erik Schulte, Lawrence M. Ross, 2007
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Motor Speech Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment
Hypoglossal Nerve (XII) The hypoglossal cranial nerve originates in the medulla and courses to the tongue. This cranial nerve provides the motor innervation for all the intrinsic and most of the extrinsic muscles of the tongue. Unilateral ...
Donald B. Freed, 2000
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Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology
The hypoglossal nerve is much smaller inside the cranial cavity than outside the skull. This is the result of the increase in myelination and connective tissue that occurs after the nerve emerges from the hypoglossal canal. Clinical Signs Lesions ...
Alexander DeLahunta, Eric Glass, 2009
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Color Atlas and Textbook of Human Anatomy: Nervous system ...
Hypoglossal Nerve (A, B) The twelfth cranial nerve is an exclusively somatomotor nerve for the tongue muscles. Its nucleus, the nucleus of the hypoglossal nerve ( B1), forms a column of large multi- polar neurons in the floor of the rhomboid ...
Werner Kahle, 2003
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Grant's Dissector
If one genioglossus muscle does not function (hypoglossal nerve dysfunction on that side), the tongue cannot be protruded in the midline. The functional side of the tongue protrudes normally and the side with the dysfunctional nerve is ...
Patrick W. Tank, John Charles Boileau Grant, 2012
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Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice
HYPOGLOSSAL (CRANIAL NERVE XII) The hypoglossal nerve serves somatic motor function. It emerges from the medulla, and leaves the skull via the hypoglossal canal. It innervates the ipsilateral intrinsic tongue musculature as well as the ...
Nathan Zasler, Douglas Katz, MD, Ross D. Zafonte, 2007
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Facial Paralysis: Rehabilitation Techniques
A, Return of function to the right side of the face by hypoglossal nerve crossover 4 to 6 months following radical resection of the parotid gland. There is good tone in repose. B, The facsimile of a smile is produced by movement of the tongue.
Mark May, Barry M. Schaitkin, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hypoglossal nerve is used in the context of the following news items.
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She later suffered a metastasis to her occipital condyle that presented to me as a hypoglossal nerve palsy, a pulmonary embolism that I talked ... «Becker's Orthopedic & Spine, Jun 15»
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Sleep Apnea: Benefits of Stimulator Tx Last 3 Years
Efficacy of an upper airway neurostimulation device via the hypoglossal nerve for obstructive sleep apnea was maintained during 30 months of ... «MedPage Today, Jun 15»
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Sleep apnea a serious disorder
... devices; nasal expiratory positive airway pressure; oral pressure therapy; hypoglossal nerve stimulator, and, in some cases, surgery. «St. George Daily Spectrum, May 15»
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First Two Subjects Implanted in ImThera Medical Pivotal Study
As part of the THN3 Clinical Study, ImThera Medical Inc's aura6000 System—a hypoglossal nerve stimulator for sleep apnea–was implanted ... «Sleep Review, May 15»
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First Subjects Implanted in ImThera Medical, Inc. Pivotal Study
THN Sleep Therapy stimulates the hypoglossal nerve increasing muscle tone of multiple tongue muscles and preventing the tongue from ... «PR Newswire, May 15»
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My Conversation With Sleep Apnea Expert Richard Schwab
The newest treatment is actually a pacemaker -- the treatment is called hypoglossal nerve stimulation. It is like the pacemaker for hearts, but this ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
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Tongue problems – what to look for
... find that you are unable to move your tongue as easily as usual, this may indicate that you have suffered damage to your hypoglossal nerve, ... «Private Healthcare UK, Mar 15»
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Inspire Medical to Explain Sleep Apnea Implant at Two Conferences
“A New Treatment for Sleep Apnea: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation” will be presented by Ryan Soose, MD, at the 21st Annual Advances in ... «Sleep Review, Feb 15»
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Hacking the Human Body With Temporary Tattoos and Tiny Implants
Last year, the FDA gave the go-ahead to a device implanted near the collarbone that mildly shocks the hypoglossal nerve under the chin. «Smithsonian, Jan 15»
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Inmate sues prison officers claiming they beat him for complaining
... the inmate with their Tasers, Hollis allegedly choked Dicino for several seconds, applying pressure to DiCino's hypoglossal nerve, the lawsuit ... «The Denver Post, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hypoglossal nerve [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hypoglossal-nerve>. Dec 2019 ».
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