external carotid nerves

(redirected from nervi carotici externi)

ex·ter·nal ca·rot·id nerves

[TA]
cephalic arterial ramus of the sympathetic trunk, conveying a number of sympathetic nerve fibers extending from the superior cervical ganglion to the external carotid artery to form the external carotid plexus.
Synonym(s): nervi carotici externi [TA]
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ex·ter·nal ca·rot·id nerves

(eks-tĕr'năl kă-rot'id nĕrvz) [TA]
A number of sympathetic nerve fibers conveyed through the cephalic arterial ramus of the sympathetic trunk that extends from the superior cervical ganglion to the external carotid artery, forming the external carotid plexus.
Synonym(s): nervi carotici externi [TA] .
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