carotid plexus

noun

Medical Definition of carotid plexus

: a network of nerves of the sympathetic nervous system surrounding the internal carotid artery

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“Carotid plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carotid%20plexus. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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