pharyngeal branches

(redirected from pharyngei)

pha·ryn·ge·al branch·es

branches to the pharynx. Terminologia Anatomica lists pharyngeal branches of the following: 1) artery of the pterygoid canal (ramus pharyngeus arteriae canalis pterygoidei [TA]); 2) ascending pharyngeal artery (rami pharyngeales arteriae pharyngeae ascendentis [TA]); 3) descending palatine artery (ramus pharyngeus arteriae palatinae descendentis [TA]); 4) glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX) (ramus pharyngei nervi glossopharyngei [TA]); 5) inferior thyroid laryngeal nerve (rami pharyngeales arteriae thyroideae inferioris [TA]); 6) recurrent laryngeal nerve (rami pharyngei nervi laryngei recurrentis [TA]); and 7) vagus nerve (CN X) (rami pharyngei nervi vagi [TA]).
Synonym(s): rami pharyngei [TA], rami pharyngeales ☆ , pharyngei
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First, the proximal (central) part of the right subclavian artery (pars proximalis arteriae subclaviae dextrae) arises from the right fourth pharyngeal arch artery (right fourth aortic arch, arteria arcus pharyngei quarti dextri) and its distal (peripheric) part is derived from the right seventh intersegmental artery (arteria intersegmentalis septima dextra).