Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 5

Let’s Talk About the Anatomy of Nervus Conarii

Anjali Singal*

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda (Punjab), India

*Corresponding Author: Anjali Singal, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda (Punjab), India.

Received: March 22, 2024; Published: April 01, 2024

Abstract

Nervus conarii originates from the superior cervical ganglion of sympathetic chain and carries autonomic fibres to the pineal gland. The nerve fibres are responsible for the cyclic release of melatonin by pinealocytes meant for the circadian rhythm. The ganglion conarii has also been reported in literature, however further studies are required to endorse the same.

Keywords: Melatonin Pineal Gland; Pinealocyte; Superior Cervical Ganglion

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Citation

Citation: Anjali Singal. “Let’s Talk About the Anatomy of Nervus Conarii".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 6.5 (2024): 01-02.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Anjali Singal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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