Branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to carotid sinus

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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
Gray's subject #204 909
From glossopharyngeal nerve
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

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.

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