pharyngeal plexus

noun

: a plexus formed by branches of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and sympathetic nerves supplying the muscles and mucous membrane of the pharynx and adjoining parts

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“Pharyngeal plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngeal%20plexus. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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