nerve plexus

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Related to nerve plexus: sacral plexus, lumbar plexus, cervical plexus
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Noun1.nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nervesnerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves  
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
autonomic plexus, plexus autonomici - a plexus of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve fibers
brachial plexus, plexus brachialis - a network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder
cardiac plexus, plexus cardiacus - a plexus of nerves supplying the heart and nearby structures
carotid plexus, plexus caroticus - a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
cervical plexus, plexus cervicalis - a nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle
coccygeal plexus, plexus coccygeus - a small plexus formed by the fifth sacral and coccygeal nerves
hypogastric plexus, plexus hypogastricus - a plexus of nerves serving the pelvic viscera
lumbar plexus, plexus lumbalis - a plexus of nerves formed by the ventral branches of the first four lumbar nerves
lumbosacral plexus - a nerve plexus formed by the ventral divisions of the coccygeal and sacral and lumbar nerves; supplies the lower limbs and perineum and coccygeal area
mesenteric plexus, plexus mesentericus - a plexus of autonomic nerves
myenteric plexus, plexus myentericus - a plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies in the muscular coat of the esophagus and stomach and intestines
periarterial plexus, plexus periarterialis - an autonomic plexus that accompanies an artery
plexus dentalis - a plexus of nerves serving the teeth
plexus pulmonalis, pulmonary plexis - one of two autonomic nerve plexuses in each lung
plexus sacralis, sacral plexus - a nerve plexus formed by the 4th and 5th lumbar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd sacral nerves; supplies the pelvic region and lower limbs
abdominal nerve plexus, coeliac plexus, plexus celiacus, solar plexus - a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach
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The submucosa consists of a dense, irregular connective tissue layer containing blood and lymphatic vessels, a nerve plexus, and occasional glands:
Insertion of a catheter adjacent to a nerve plexus has been shown to result in excellent muscle relaxation during operative procedures and can provide lasting analgesic effects, thereby reducing unplanned hospital admission for pain control and the need for continued postoperative use of opioids or nacotics.
The celiac ganglion is a very small nerve plexus located deep in the abdomen and adjacent to major arteries and critical abdominal structures.