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Lingual Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lingual Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.760.500.450
Unique ID
D008036
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008036
Annotation
disease: coordinate IM with CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES (IM); neoplasm: coordinate IM with CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (1M) + histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
A sensory branch of the MANDIBULAR NERVE, which is part of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The lingual nerve carries general afferent fibers from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue, the floor of the mouth, and the mandibular gingivae.
Previous Indexing
Mandibular Nerve (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MANDIBULAR NERVE 1971-90
History Note
91(71); was see under MANDIBULAR NERVE 1971-90
Entry Combination
injuries:Lingual Nerve Injuries
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Lingual Nerve Preferred
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