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What effect do direct branches from the sympathetic trunk have on digestive activity?



The superior cervical ganglion sends branches to which cranial nerves?

Glossopharyngeal (inferior ganglion), vagus (recurrent laryngeal and auricular), hypoglossal nerves


What are the branches from the cervical sympathetic trunk that accompany blood vessels?

Internal carotid nerve, branches accompanying the inferior thyroid artery, branches from the inferior cervical/stellate ganglion to the subclavian, axillary, and brachial arteries


The internal carotid nerve is a branch from which ganglion?

Superior cervical ganglion