of or relating to the tongue and pharynx.
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How to use glossopharyngeal in a sentence
The whole nerve-complex formed by the glossopharyngeal and the vagus nerves cannot of course be shewn in any single section.
The glossopharyngeal nerve alone becomes eventually separated from the succeeding branches.
The relation of the branches of the vagus and glossopharyngeal to the branchial clefts requires no special remark.
The mixed nerves to the internal branchial segments, equivalent in the vertebrate to the vagus, glossopharyngeal, and facial.The Origin of Vertebrates | Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Immediately anterior to this glossopharyngeal segment is seen in the figures the segment supplied by the VIIth or facial nerves.The Origin of Vertebrates | Walter Holbrook Gaskell