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Anatomy Term: vagus nerve
XAO ID: 0003097
Synonyms: vagal nerve, cranial nerve X, vagus afferents
Definition: "Cranial nerve that branches into the lateral (to body sense organs) and the intestino-accessorial (to the skin, muscles of shoulder, hyoid, larynx, gut, lungs, and heart)."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Marker Genes: tubb2b
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
epibranchial placode NF stage 28 to NF stage 37 and 38
Develops Into:
Parent(s): epibranchial placode


Parent(s): cranial nerve (is_a) gustatory system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY