internal carotid nerve


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in·ter·nal ca·rot·id nerve

[TA]
the cephalic arterial ramus conveying postsynaptic sympathetic fibers from the superior cervical ganglion to the internal carotid artery to form the internal carotid plexus.
Synonym(s): nervus caroticus internus [TA]

in·ter·nal ca·rot·id nerve

(in-tĕr'năl kă-rot'id nĕrv) [TA]
The cephalic arterial ramus conveying postsynaptic sympathetic fibers from the superior cervical ganglion to the internal carotid artery to form the internal carotid plexus.
Synonym(s): nervus caroticus internus [TA] .
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