HyperDic: nerve_plexus

English > 1 sense of the expression nerve plexus:
NOUNbodynerve plexusa network of intersecting nerves
English > nerve plexus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA network of intersecting nerves.
Narrowerautonomic plexus, plexus autonomiciA plexus of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve fibers
brachial plexus, plexus brachialisA network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder
cardiac plexus, plexus cardiacusA plexus of nerves supplying the heart and nearby structures
carotid plexus, plexus caroticusA plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
cervical plexus, plexus cervicalisA nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle
coccygeal plexus, plexus coccygeusA small plexus formed by the fifth sacral and coccygeal nerves
hypogastric plexus, plexus hypogastricusA plexus of nerves serving the pelvic viscera
lumbar plexus, plexus lumbalisA plexus of nerves formed by the ventral branches of the first four lumbar nerves
lumbosacral plexusA nerve plexus formed by the ventral divisions of the coccygeal and sacral and lumbar nerves
mesenteric plexus, plexus mesentericusA plexus of autonomic nerves
myenteric plexus, plexus myentericusA plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies in the muscular coat of the esophagus and stomach and intestines
periarterial plexus, plexus periarterialisAn autonomic plexus that accompanies an artery
plexus dentalisA plexus of nerves serving the teeth
pulmonary plexis, plexus pulmonalisOne of two autonomic nerve plexuses in each lung
sacral plexus, plexus sacralisA nerve plexus formed by the 4th and 5th lumbar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd sacral nerves
solar plexus, coeliac plexus, plexus celiacus, abdominal nerve plexusA large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach
Broaderplexus, reteA network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting / intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
Spanishplexo nervioso

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