nerve of Hering


nerve of Her·​ing -ˈher-iŋ How to pronounce nerve of Hering (audio)
: a nerve that arises from the main trunk of the glossopharyngeal nerve and runs along the internal carotid artery to supply afferent fibers especially to the baroreceptors of the carotid sinus

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“Nerve of Hering.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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