LINGUAL NERVE

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supplies fibres from the trigeminal nerve, which is also the fifth cranial nerve, to the anterior two thirds of the tongue - where most taste cells are found.

LINGUAL NERVE: "Connecting the fibres between the tongue and the trigeminal nerve is the lingual nerve."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LINGUAL NERVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lingual-nerve/ (accessed July 7, 2022).

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