superficial cardiac (nervous) plexus
Definition: the superficial and smaller subdivision of the cardiac plexus, formed by the left superior cardiac nerves from the left vagus and cervical sympathetic trunk; it is found beneath the aortic arch, between the arch and the bifurcation of the pulmonary trunk.
Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) cardiacus superficialis
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