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  1. carotid plexus, plexus caroticusnoun

    a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery


  1. carotid plexus

    A carotid plexus is a network of nerves originating from the sympathetic trunk, which mainly supplies the carotid artery and its branches. It involves different plexuses including the internal carotid plexus, the external carotid plexus and the common carotid plexus. These nerve fibers often provide innervation responsible for vasoconstriction and also convey pain sensation associated with vascular conditions such as headaches and migraines.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carotid plexus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carotid plexus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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