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Anterior vagal trunk

Anterior vagal trunk
Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
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Latin Truncus vagalis anterior
Dorlands
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Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The anterior vagal trunk is a branch of the vagus nerve which contributes to the esophageal plexus. It consists primarily of fibers from the left vagus, but also contains a few fibers from the right vagus nerve.

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See also

References

  1. ^ a b Netter, Frank H. (2006). Atlas of Human Anatomy : With netteranatomy.com (Netter Basic Science). Philadelphia: Saunders. p. 320.  

External links

  • thoraxlesson5 at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (postmediastinumlevel2)


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