lingual branches

lin·gual branch·es

[TA]
branches to the tongue. Terminologia Anatomica lists lingual branches of 1) accessory nerve, (rami linguales nervi accessori [TA]); 2) facial nerve (inconstant) (ramus linguales nervi facialis [TA]); 3) lingual nerve (rami linguales nervi lingualis [TA]); 4) glossopharyngeal nerve (rami linguales nervi glossopharyngei [TA]).
Synonym(s): rami linguales [TA]

lin·gual branch·es

(linggwăl branchĕz) [TA]
Branches to tongue. Terminologia Anatomica lists lingual branches of 1) accessory nerve; 2) facial nerve (a finding in some patients); 3) lingual nerve; 4) and glossopharyngeal nerve.