The anterior vagal trunk is a branch of the vagus nerve which contributes to the esophageal plexus. It consists primarily of fibers from the left vagus, but also contains a few fibers from the right vagus nerve.

Anterior vagal trunk
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Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
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LatinTruncus vagalis anterior
TAA14.2.01.174
FMA6226
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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  1. ^ a b Netter, Frank H. (2006). Atlas of Human Anatomy : With netteranatomy.com (Netter Basic Science). Philadelphia: Saunders. p. 320. ISBN 1-4160-3385-8.

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