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cardiac nerve

noun

Medical Definition of cardiac nerve

  1. :  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 nerveb:  one arising especially from the middle cervical ganglion—called also middle cardiac nervec:  one arising especially from the superior cervical ganglion—called also superior cardiac nerve




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