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Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus



Nerve: Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus
Hypoglossal nerve, cervical plexus, and their branches. (Nerve not labeled, but region is visible.)
Latin ramus sinus carotici nervi glossopharyngei
Gray's subject #204 909
From glossopharyngeal nerve
Dorlands/Elsevier r_02/12691976

The branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve to the carotid sinus is the nerve which primarily receives information from baroreceptors to help maintain a more consistent blood pressure.

Additional recommended knowledge

See also

  • Inferior cervical ganglion

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