cardiac nerve


: any of the three nerves connecting the cervical ganglia of the sympathetic nervous system with the cardiac plexus:
: one arising especially from the inferior cervical ganglion or the stellate ganglion

called also inferior cardiac nerve

: one arising especially from the middle cervical ganglion

called also middle cardiac nerve

: one arising especially from the superior cervical ganglion

called also superior cardiac nerve

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“Cardiac nerve.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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