Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
|Nerve: Lingual branches of glossopharyngeal nerve|
|Latin||rami linguales nervi glossopharyngei|
|Gray's||subject #204 909|
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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