Cranial nerve that branches into the ramus communicans (to the skin), the pretrematic (to the walls of the pharynx and mouth, viscero-sensory fibers), and the larval post-trematic branch (lost in the adult). [ ]

Synonyms: glossopharyngeal nerve [IX] ninth cranial nerve glossopharyngeal nerve tree nervus glossopharyngeus [ix] glossopharyngeal IX glossopharyngeal IX nerve nervus glossopharyngeus

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
nervus glossopharyngeus [ix] [ FMA:50870 FMA:TA ]

9n [ BIRNLEX:899 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]


depicted by

external definition

Small nerve consisting of branchiomotor and visceral efferent and afferent fibers which innervate the m. subarculais rectus I, dorsal buccal mucosa, and the tongue.[AAO]

has related synonym

cranial nerve IX
nerve IX
nervus glossopharyngeus

homology notes

We conclude this section by listing some of the many synapomorphies of craniates, including (...) (5) cranial nerves (...) (reference 1); Phylogenetically, the cranial nerves are thought to have evolved from dorsal and ventral nerves of a few anterior spinal nerves that became incorporated into the braincase. Dorsal and ventral nerves fuse in the trunk but not in the head, and they produce two series: dorsal cranial nerves (V, VII, IX, and X) and ventral cranial nerves (III, IV, VI, and XIII) (reference 2).[well established][VHOG]