abdominal nerve plexus

a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach
Hypernyms: ↑nerve plexus
Part Holonyms: ↑sympathetic nervous system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • plexus aorticus thoracalis — plexus aorticus thoracicus [TA] thoracic aortic plexus: a nerve plexus around the thoracic aorta formed by filaments from the sympathetic trunks and vagus nerves, and from which fine twigs accompany branches of the aorta. It is continuous below… …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus aorticus abdominalis — [TA] abdominal aortic plexus: an unpaired nerve plexus composed of interconnecting bundles of fibers that arise from the celiac and superior mesenteric plexuses and descend along the aorta. Receiving branches from the lumbar splanchnic nerves, it …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus hypogastricus superior — [TA] superior hypogastric plexus: the downward continuation of the abdominal aortic plexus; it lies in front of the upper part of the sacrum, just below the bifurcation of the aorta, receives fibers from the lower lumbar splanchnic nerves, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus — A network or interjoining of nerves and blood vessel s or of lymphatic vessels. [L. a braid] abdominal aortic (nervous) p. [TA] an autonomic p. surrounding the abdominal aorta, directly continuous with the thoracic aortic p. superiorly and …   Medical dictionary

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