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Medical Term:

vertebral nervous plexus


plexus of autonomic nerves on the vertebral artery, formed by the pharyngeal branch of the vagus nerve, joined by subclavian plexus.

Synonym(s): periarterial plexus of vertebral artery, plexus periarterialis arteriae vertebralis, plexus vertebralis

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