Medical Definition of Greater splanchnic nerve

1. Uppermost of the abdominopelvic splanchnic which arises from the fifth or sixth to the ninth or tenth thoracic sympathetic ganglia in the thorax and passes downward along the bodies of the thoracic vertebrae, penetrating the diaphragm to join the coeliac plexus; conveys presynaptic sympathetic fibres to the coeliac ganglia, and visceral afferent fibres from the coeliac plexus. Synonym: nervus splanchnicus major. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greater Splanchnic Nerve

greater peritoneal cavity
greater peritoneal sac
greater petrosal nerve
greater pichiciego
greater posterior rectus muscle of head
greater prairie chicken
greater psoas muscle
greater rhomboid muscle
greater ring of iris
greater saphenous vein
greater saphenous veins
greater scaup
greater scaups
greater sciatic notch
greater spearwort
greater splanchnic nerve (current term)
greater stitchwort
greater superficial petrosal nerve
greater supraclavicular fossa
greater than
greater thans
greater trochanter
greater tuberosity of humerus
greater tympanic spine
greater water parsnip
greater whitethroat
greater wing of sphenoid bone
greater yellowlegs
greater zygomatic muscle

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