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An elderly nursing home patient has had multiple small strokes. On several occasions she has aspirated food, and neurological examination reveals that her gag reflex is absent. These findings suggest involvement of the nucleus of which of the following cranial nerves?
A. Facial (VII)
B. Glossopharyngeal (IX)
C. Hypoglossal (XII)
D. Spinal accessory (XI)
E. Vestibulocochlear (VIII)
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Cranial Nerve 9
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B. Glossopharyngeal (IX)
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