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

Posterior vagal trunk
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The tracheobronchial lymph glands.
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Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
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Identifiers
Latintruncus vagalis posterior
TAA14.2.01.179
FMA6227
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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