Anterior vagal trunk
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|Anterior vagal trunk|
|Latin||Truncus vagalis anterior|
|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.
- Hepatic branch which supply the liver.
- Celiac branch which are small branches which provide parasympathetic innervation to the celiac plexus.
- Anterior gastric branches which supply the stomach.
- thoraxlesson5 at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (postmediastinumlevel2)
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