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vagus nerve development (GO:0021564)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abducens nerve development +   
accessory nerve development +  
cranial ganglion development +   
cranial nerve maturation +  
cranial nerve morphogenesis +   
facial nerve development +   
glossopharyngeal nerve development +   
hypoglossal nerve development +   
lateral line nerve development +   
oculomotor nerve development +   
olfactory nerve development +   
optic nerve development +   
trigeminal nerve development +   
trochlear nerve development +   
vagus nerve development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the vagus nerve over time, from its formation to the mature structure. This nerve is primarily sensory but also has visceromotor components. It originates in the brain stem and controls many autonomic functions of the heart, lungs, stomach, pharynx, larynx, trachea, esophagus and other gastrointestinal tract components. It controls some motor functions such as speech. The sensory branches mediate sensation from the pharynx, larynx, thorax and abdomen; it also innervates taste buds in the epiglottis.
vestibulocochlear nerve development +   

Exact Synonyms: cranial nerve X development
Related Synonyms: CN X development ;   cranial nerve 10 development
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, ISBN:0838580343

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