splanchnic nerve

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Noun1.splanchnic nerve - any of several nerves of the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system that innervate viscera and blood vessels
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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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The team s work will target the adrenal gland and the splanchnic nerve circuits that govern its function.
It is located in front of the diaphragm crura, medially to the adrenal glands and upon the abdominal aorta surrounding the origin of the celiac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery, composed of dense strands of splanchnic nerve fibers (Snyder et al.
These cells projected a large, conspicuous (often beaded) axon along the great splanchnic nerve (GSPN), branching extensively at the junction of this nerve with the segmental splanchnic nerve (SSN) [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1C OMITTED].
The descending colon and rectum receive nerve branches from the inferior splanchnic nerve, which comes from the lowest (sacral) part of the spinal cord.
We opine that the ASC may be representing a higher origin of greater splanchnic nerve at the level of T3 ganglion and the branches from MSC at T9, T10 and T11 ganglion may be the lesser and least splanchnic nerves, which further joined the ASC (i.
It contains the thoracic part of the descending aorta, the azygos and the two hemiazygos veins, the vagus and splanchnic nerves, the esophagus, the thoracic duct, and some lymph glands.