myenteric plexus

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Noun1.myenteric plexus - a plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies in the muscular coat of the esophagus and stomach and intestines
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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These mechanisms and how they relate to Auerbach's plexus lesions require further studies.
It is characterized by degeneration of the ganglion cells of the Auerbach's plexus, [1,2] especially those that produce nitric oxide, which, in turn, affects the relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LOS) during deglutition.
A postulated cause of achalasia is the degeneration of the ganglion cells in Auerbach's plexus of the oesophagus.