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|Noun||1.||nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves |
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
brachial plexus, plexus brachialis - a network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder
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
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
plexus dentalis - a plexus of nerves serving the teeth
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
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