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Medical Term:

thoracic cardiac branches of vagus nerve

Definition

branches of vagus nerve to the cardiac plexus that branch from the vagi at thoracic levels, conducting presynpatic parasympathetic fibers to, and reflex afferent fibers from, the cardiac plexus.

Synonym(s): rami cardiaci thoracici nervi vagiTA

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