somatic motor nucleus

somatic motor nucleus

n.
Any of the motor nuclei innervating the tongue and external eye muscles.
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The ancient whale-cry upon first sighting a whale from the mast-head, still used by whalemen in hunting the famous Gallipagos terrapin.
If you dined with the Lovell Mingotts you got canvas-back and terrapin and vintage wines; at Adeline Archer's you could talk about Alpine scenery and "The Marble Faun"; and luckily the Archer Madeira had gone round the Cape.
Bert, with his new weapon went off to the neighbourhood of Terrapin Rock, and there sat down to examine it.
firmly through civilly insisted on ortolans, caviare, terrapin,
At the enunciation of the aspirate, Fuddy-Duddy, the incapable terrapin, came to a dead halt, and before the vowel had died away up the ravine had folded up all his eight legs and lain down in the dusty road, regardless of the effect upon his derned skin.
At the head-waiter's suggestion I have ordered a cocktail with the oysters, and if we are much later he seemed to fear that it might affect the condition of the - I think it was terrapin, he said.