Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve

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Nerve: Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
Latin rami linguales nervi glossopharyngei
Gray's subject #204 909
From glossopharyngeal nerve
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The lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve are two in number; one supplies the papillæ vallatæ 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.

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