carotid plexus

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Synonyms for carotid plexus

a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery

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The absence of the internal carotid plexus affirmed in the pig, and most roe deer, which concurred with the present finding.
The nerve was noted detaching from the dorsal pole of the CCG in in the roe deer, donkey, pig, Angora goat, Bactrian and dromedary camels or from the internal carotid plexus in the white yak, and yak.
The pain is produced by stimulation of the nerve endings of the carotid plexus as described by Fay.(1)(5) He reproduced the pain's characteristic radiation patterns by electrical stimulation (Figure), and based on his observations of patients under-going nerve resection for intractable pain, deduced that the vagus nerve and the cervicothoracic spinal nerve roots must be the neurological pathways to the brain.