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Medical Term:

periarterial plexus of ascending pharyngeal artery


an autonomic plexus on the ascending pharyngeal artery, formed of fibers from the superior cervical ganglion.

Synonym(s): ascending pharyngeal (arterial) plexus, plexus periarterialis arteriae pharyngeae ascendentis

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