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Medical Term:

esophageal branches of thoracic ganglia

Definition

cardiopulmonary splanchnic nerves conveying postsynaptic sympathetic and visceral afferent fibers from the upper thoracic paravertebral ganglia of the sympathetic trunks to the esophageal plexus of nerves.

Synonym(s): rami esophageales gangliorum thoracicorumTA

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