aortic nerve(redirected from Ludwig nerve)
a branch of the vagus that ends in the aortic arch and base of the heart; composed entirely of afferent fibers; its stimulation elicits a brainstem reflex that slows the heart, dilates the peripheral vessels, and lowers blood pressure.
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Cyon,Elie de, Russian physiologist, 1843-1912.
Cyon nerve - a branch of the vagus that ends in the aortic arch and base of the heart. Synonym(s): aortic nerve
Ludwig,Karl F.W., German anatomist and physiologist, 1816-1895.
depressor nerve of Ludwig - Synonym(s): Ludwig nerve
Ludwig ganglion - a small collection of parasympathetic nerve cells in the interatrial septum.
Ludwig labyrinth - proximal and distal convoluted tubules and the associated renal corpuscles supplied by branches of the interlobular arteries. Synonym(s): convoluted part of kidney lobule
Ludwig nerve - a branch of the vagus which ends in the aortic arch and base of the heart. Synonym(s): aortic nerve; depressor nerve of Ludwig
Ludwig stromuhr - one of the first devices for measuring flow in blood vessels.
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