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communicating branch of internal laryngeal branch with recurrent laryngeal nerve[TA]
branch of internal branch of superior laryngeal nerve communicating with the recurrent laryngeal nerve in the wall of the laryngopharynx supplying sensory fibers to the latter.
Synonym(s): ramus communicans nervi laryngei interni cum nervo laryngeo recurrente [TA], communicating branch of superior laryngeal nerve with recurrent laryngeal nerve, Galen anastomosis, Galen nerve, ramus communicans nervi laryngei recurrentis cum ramo laryngeo interno, ramus communicans nervi laryngei superioris cum nervo laryngeo recurrente
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Anastomosis between the superior and inferior laryngeal nerves.
See also: Galen, Claudius
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Galen,Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 A.D.
Galen anastomosis - Synonym(s): Galen nerve
Galen nerve - communicating branch of superior laryngeal nerve with recurrent laryngeal nerve. Synonym(s): Galen anastomosis
galenical - referring to medicine prepared from plants rather than chemicals.
great cerebral vein of Galen - a large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins. Synonym(s): great vein of Galen
great vein of Galen - Synonym(s): great cerebral vein of Galen
veins of Galen - Synonym(s): internal cerebral veins
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