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Nerve to carotid sinus

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nerve to carotid sinus --> carotid sinus nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) 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.