Gag Reflex

by Cathy Parkes July 10, 2023

The gag reflex is controlled by Cranial Nerve IX (Glossopharyngeal) and X (Vagus). It can be assessed by briefly touching the posterior pharyngeal wall with a tongue blade.
The gag reflex is controlled by Cranial Nerve IX (Glossopharyngeal) and X (Vagus). It can be assessed by briefly touching the posterior pharyngeal wall with a tongue blade.

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