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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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