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cervical splanchnic nerves


Definition: visceral branches arising from the superior, middle, and inferior (stellate) cervical ganglia; they include the superior, middle, and inferior cervical cardiac nerves and are part of the cardiopulmonary splanchnic nerves.

Synonym(s): augmentor nerves

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