aortic plexus abdominal

p. aorticus abdominalis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Celiac plexus — Solar plexus redirects here. For the solar plexus chakra in mysticism and Hinduism, see Manipura. Nerve: Celiac plexus The right sympathetic chain and its connections with the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic plexuses. (Label for celiac plexus at… …   Wikipedia

  • Esophageal plexus — Nerve: Esophageal plexus The tracheobronchial lymph glands. (Esophageal plexus visible at bottom center.) Course and di …   Wikipedia

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