Inferior root of ansa cervicalis

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Nerve: Inferior root of ansa cervicalis
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Ansa cervicalis. Superior root labeled as "descending hypoglossal", Inferior root labeled as "descending cervical".
Latin radix inferior ansae cervicalis, descendens cervicalis
Gray's subject #210 928
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
r_02/12687846

The inferior root of the ansa cervicalis is formed by fibers from spinal nerves C2 and C3.

The inferior root gives off branches to the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle, and the lower parts of the sternothyroid and sternohyoid muscles.

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