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cardiac nerve


Medical Definition of CARDIAC NERVE

:  any of the three nerves connecting the cervical ganglia of the sympathetic nervous system with the cardiac plexus: a :  one arising especially from the inferior cervical ganglion or the stellate ganglion—called also inferior cardiac nerve b :  one arising especially from the middle cervical ganglion—called also middle cardiac nerve c :  one arising especially from the superior cervical ganglion—called also superior cardiac nerve
June 30, 2015
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