Anterior vagal trunk

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Anterior vagal trunk
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Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
Details
Latin Truncus vagalis anterior
Identifiers
Dorlands
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t_20/12826137
TA A14.2.01.174
FMA 6226
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The anterior vagal trunk is a branch of the vagus nerve which contributes to the esophageal plexus. It consists primarily of fibers from the left vagus, but also contains a few fibers from the right vagus nerve.

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  1. ^ a b Netter, Frank H. (2006). Atlas of Human Anatomy : With netteranatomy.com (Netter Basic Science). Philadelphia: Saunders. p. 320. ISBN 1-4160-3385-8. 

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