hypoglossal nerve CN XII

hy·po·glos·sal nerve [CN XII]

[TA]
arises from an oblong nucleus in the medulla and emerges by several root filaments between the pyramid and the olive via the preolivary groove; it passes through the hypoglossal canal, then courses downward and forward to supply the intrinsic and four of five extrinsic muscles of the tongue.
Synonym(s): nervus hypoglossus [CN XII] [TA], twelfth cranial nerve [CN XII]

hy·po·glos·sal nerve [CN XII]

(hī'pō-glos'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from an oblong nucleus in the medulla and emerges by several root filaments between the pyramid and the olive through the preolivary groove; it passes through the hypoglossal canal, then courses downward and forward to supply the intrinsic and four of five extrinsic muscles of the tongue.
Synonym(s): nervus hypoglossus [CN XII] [TA] , twelfth cranial nerve [CN XII].

hy·po·glos·sal nerve [CN XII]

(hī'pō-glos'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from an oblong nucleus in the medulla and emerges by several root filaments between pyramid and olive via preolivary groove; passes through the hypoglossal canal, then courses downward and forward to supply the intrinsic and four of five extrinsic muscles of the tongue.
Synonym(s): nervus hypoglossus [CN XII], twelfth cranial nerve [CN XII].