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English definition of “descendens”

descendens

noun uk   /dɪˈsend.əns/ us    /dɪˈsen.dəns/ specialized
the downward part of a nerve serving the tongueThe mouth and throat
one of the nerves of the cervixSexual and reproductive organs
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