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Encyclopedia > Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus
Nerve: Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus
Hypoglossal nerve, cervical plexus, and their branches. (Nerve not labeled, but region is visible.)
Latin ramus sinus carotici nervi glossopharyngei
From glossopharyngeal nerve
Dorlands/Elsevier r_02/12691976

The branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve to the carotid sinus is the nerve which primarily receives information from baroreceptors to help maintain a more consistent blood pressure. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (638x700, 172 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Hypoglossal nerve Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing articles 16 List of images in Grays Anatomy: IX. Neurology ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The glossopharyngeal nerve is the ninth of twelve cranial nerves. ... Elseviers logo. ... The glossopharyngeal nerve is the ninth of twelve cranial nerves. ... Arteries of the neck. ... Baroreceptors (or baroceptors) in the human body detect the pressure of blood flowing though them, and can send messages to the central nervous system to increase or decrease total peripheral resistance and cardiac output. ... A sphygmomanometer, a device used for measuring blood pressure. ...

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