Medical Definition of Carotid sinus nerve

1. A branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve that innervates the baroreceptors in the wall of the carotid sinus and the chemoreceptors in the carotid body. Synonym: ramus sinus carotici, carotid sinus branch, Hering's sinus nerve, intercarotid nerve, nerve to carotid sinus, sinus nerve of Hering. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carotid Sinus Nerve

carotid bruit
carotid bulb
carotid canal
carotid doppler
carotid duct
carotid duplex
carotid foramen
carotid ganglion
carotid groove
carotid plexus
carotid pulse
carotid sinus
carotid sinus branch
carotid sinus nerve (current term)
carotid sinus reflex
carotid sinus syncope
carotid sinus syndrome
carotid sinus test
carotid stenosis
carotid sulcus
carotid triangle
carotid tubercle
carotid ultrasound
carotid wall of middle ear

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