oa South African Medical Journal - A note on the fibre composition of the vagus nerve in man

Volume 40, Issue 40
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The fibre compo it ion of the trunk of the vagus nerve in man was studied by histological sections at 2 levels: (a) at the jugular foramen of the skull between the jugular ganglion and the ganglion nodosum: and (b) the posterior vagus in the oesophagus at the level of the diaphragm.

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