HyperDic: plexus

English > 1 sense of the word plexus:
NOUNbodyplexus, retea network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting / intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
plexus > pronunciation
Soundspleh'ksahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > plexus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting / intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels.
Synonymrete
Narroweraortic plexusA plexus of lymph nodes in the lower portion of the abdominal aorta
choroid plexus, plexus choroideusA vascular plexus of the cerebral ventricles that regulate intraventricular pressure
lumbar plexus, plexus lumbalisA lymphatic plexus located along the lower portion of the aorta and iliac vessels
nerve plexusA network of intersecting nerves
pterygoid plexusA plexus of veins draining the region of the pterygoid muscles and draining into the internal maxillary and anterior facial veins
rete testisnetwork of tubules carrying sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vasa efferentia
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishplexo, rete
Catalanplexe

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