carotid plexus

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Noun1.carotid plexus - a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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The nonmyelinated fibers in the RLN are sympathetic carotid plexus fibers and parasympathetic postganglionic dendrites, whose cell bodies lie in the superior jugular and plexiform ganglions.