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superior laryngeal nerve (UBERON:0011326)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
4th arch ectoderm 
4th arch endoderm 
4th arch mesenchyme +  
accessory XI nerve +  
ampullary nerve 
autonomic nerve +  
buccal nerve 
carotid sinus nerve 
cochlear nerve 
cranial nerve +  
deep temporal nerve 
descending branch of the vagus nerve 
digastric branch of facial nerve 
epiglottis +  
frontal nerve (branch of ophthalmic) 
inferior alveolar nerve 
inferior branch of oculomotor nerve 
infra-orbital nerve 
lacrimal nerve 
laryngeus ventralis 
lateral pterygoid nerve 
lingual nerve 
long ciliary nerve 
mandibular nerve +  
masseteric nerve 
maxillary nerve +  
meningeal branch of mandibular nerve 
mental nerve 
nasociliary nerve 
nasopalatine nerve 
nerve innervating pinna +  
nerve of tympanic cavity 
nerve to stylohyoid from facial nerve 
nerve to stylopharyngeus from glossopharyngeal nerve 
ophthalmic nerve +  
palpebral branch of infra-orbital nerve +  
pharyngeal arch 4 skeleton +  
pharyngeal arch artery 4 +  
pharyngeal branch of vagus nerve 
pharyngeal gill precursor +  
pharyngeal membrane of 4th arch 
pterygopalatine nerve 
ramules cutaneous 
ramus muscularis of glossopharyngeus nerve 
ramus muscularis of vagus nerve 
ramus nasalis lateralis 
recurrent laryngeal nerve +  
short ciliary nerve 
superior alveolar nerve +  
superior branch of oculomotor nerve 
superior laryngeal nerve 
The superior laryngeal nerve is a branch of the vagus nerve. It arises from the middle of the ganglion nodosum and in its course receives a branch from the superior cervical ganglion of the sympathetic. It descends, by the side of the pharynx, behind the internal carotid artery, and divides into two branches: external laryngeal nerve internal laryngeal nerve A superior laryngeal nerve palsy changes the pitch of the voice and causes an inability to make explosive sounds. If no recovery is evident three months after the palsy initially presents, the damage is most likely to be permanent. A bilateral palsy presents as a tiring and hoarse voice.
trunk maxillary-mandibularis 
tympanic nerve 
vestibular nerve 
vidian nerve 
zygomaticotemporal nerve 

Exact Synonyms: nervus laryngealis superior ;   nervus laryngeus superior ;   superior laryngeal branch of inferior vagal ganglion ;   superior laryngeal branch of vagus
Xrefs: BAMS:sln ;   FMA:6239 ;   SCTID:279928006 ;   Wikipedia:Superior_laryngeal_nerve
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Superior_laryngeal_nerve

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