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glossopharyngeal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glossopharyngeal  \Glos`so*phar`yn*ge"al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  the  tongue  + 
  E.  pharyngeal.]  (Anat.) 
  Pertaining  to  both  the  tongue  and  the  pharynx;  --  applied 
  especially  to  the  ninth  pair  of  cranial  nerves,  which  are 
  distributed  to  the  pharynx  and  tongue.  --  n.  One  of  the 
  glossopharyngeal  nerves. 




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