|pharyngeal plexus||medical dictionary|
The plexus of nerves including branches of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves (cranial root), that lies along the posterior wall of the pharynx, a venous plexus on the posteriolateral walls of the pharynx, emptying through the pharyngeal veins into the internal jugular.
Synonyms: plexus pharyngeus.
(05 Mar 2000)
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