coeliac plexus


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Noun1.coeliac plexus - a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomachcoeliac plexus - a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
sympathetic nervous system - originates in the thoracic regions of the spinal cord; opposes physiological effects of the parasympathetic: reduces digestive secretions; speeds the heart; contracts blood vessels
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Some anaesthetists will be familiar with facet, root sleeve and coeliac plexus blocks.
coeliac plexus blocks) before the days of image intensifiers: surface anatomy writ large.