superficial origin

noun

Medical Definition of superficial origin

: a site on the surface of the brain where the nerve fibers of a cranial nerve enter or leave the brain — compare nucleus of origin

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“Superficial origin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superficial%20origin. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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