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OBO ID: ZFA:0000668
Term Name: cranial nerve IX Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • CN-IX
  • glossopharyngeal nerve
  • nervus glossopharyngeus
Definition: Cranial nerve that innervates gill muscles. Sometimes called a branchiomeric nerve because it innervates derivatives of the branchial arches. The root is typically found at rhombomere 6. This nerve contains sensory axons that carry both somatic and visceral sensory information as well as motor axons from branchiomotor neurons. (2)
Appears at: Pharyngula:Prim-25 (36.0h-42.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000668
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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