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superior cervical cardiac branches of vagus nerve

 

Definition: uppermost of the branches of vagus nerve conducting presynaptic parasympathetic fibers to, and reflex afferent fibers from, the cardiac plexus; branching from the vagi close to the base of the skull.

Synonym(s): rami cardiaci cervicales superiores nervi vagiTA

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