Skip to Content
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

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.