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 deeper location of the nerve trunks and the fact that the nerve trunks of the lower limb nerve plexus are located wider apart are the reasons for this observation.
In addition, invasion of the pelvic nerve by nidus may also cause pain.11 The nerves dominating pelvic cavity, including urinary bladder, rectum, uterus and upper end of vagina, are mainly hypogastric nerve and hypogastric nerve plexus formed by nervus visceralis from the sciatic plexus (s2-s4).
Figure 1 shows the larger stromal nerve and the very thin nerves of the subbasal nerve plexus. However, the cellular architecture of the cornea is complex.
Previous ophthalmologic studies demonstrated a complex relationship between the subbasal nerve plexus (SNP), decreased corneal sensation, and the development of diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy [13].
In our case, the deep and posterior MIS-OLIF PEEK cage position caused the compression of the nerve plexus, so we then tried to reposition the MIS-OLIF PEEK cage.
Some surgeons have asserted that a longer incision should be made on the hypogastric nerve plexus, whereas others claimed that the anatomic variation of nerve fibers at the area below the bifurcation of the aorta caused inconsistency in pain relief (15).
These results are reinforced by the assessment of sensitivity of [alpha]1-adrenergic receptors in healthy volunteers, where the TENS low frequency (10 Hz) applied in the trajectory of the brachial nerve plexus increased the sensitivity of these receptors, and high frequency (100 Hz) presented opposites results (Franco et al., 2014).
The submucosal nerve plexus (Meissner nerve plexus) is found in the medium-density connective tissue of the submucosa.
Subsequently, human corneal subbasal nerve plexus demonstrated by IVCM is dealt with in the latest reports.
The submucosa consists of a dense, irregular connective tissue layer containing blood and lymphatic vessels, a nerve plexus, and occasional glands:
These proteins are normally expressed by neurons from the autonomic enteric nerve plexus, supporting a histogenesis of GANTs from enteric autonomic plexuses of Mesiner or Auerbach.6
Fibers of the midstromal nerve plexus bend horizontally and vertically to form the nerve terminals between the epithelial cells (subepithelial plexus) [1, 16, 17].