pharyngeal branch of vagus nerve

(redirected from rami pharyngei nervi vagi)

pha·ryn·ge·al branch of va·gus nerve

conveys motor fibers from the cranial root of the accessory nerve to the pharyngeal constrictor muscles, the intrinsic muscles of the soft palate, and the levator palati muscle; may also bring some general sensory fibers to the pharyngeal plexus.
Synonym(s): rami pharyngei nervi vagi [TA]
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