jugular foramen syndrome

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jugular foramen syndrome

[′jəg·yə·lər fə′rā·mən ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Injury to the jugular foramen, usually due to a basilar skull fracture, with resultant paralysis of ninth, tenth, and eleventh cranial nerves.
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