A branch of the vagus nerve that supplies motor function and sensation to the larynx (voice box). It travels within the endoneurium. It is the nerve of the 6th Branchial Arch. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recurrent_laryngeal_nerve ]

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Term information

definition

A branch of the vagus nerve that supplies motor function and sensation to the larynx (voice box). It travels within the endoneurium. It is the nerve of the 6th Branchial Arch.

external definition

Branch of the vagus nerve that separates from the vagus well postcranially, then continues anteriorly to innervate the larynx[AAO:0010754].

has broad synonym

recurrent nerve

has exact synonym

nervus laryngeus recurrens

vagus X nerve recurrent laryngeal branch

recurrent laryngeal nerve from vagus nerve

has related synonym

inferior laryngeal nerve

ramus recurrens

id

UBERON:0003716