Modality: Diagram

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  • Glossopharyngeal nerve - “ The glossopharyngeal nerve is the ninth (IX) of the twelve pairs of cranial nerves. It exits the brainstem out from the sides of the upper medulla...”
  • Cranial nerves - “ The cranial nerves are the 12 paired sets of nerves that arise from the cerebrum or brainstem and leave the central nervous system through cranial...”
  • Spinal accessory nerve - “ The spinal accessory nerve, also called accessory nerve, is the eleventh cranial nerve (CN XI) and is composed of two parts, the cranial part and ...”

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