Definition of Mesenteric plexus

1. Noun. A plexus of autonomic nerves.

Exact synonyms: Plexus Mesentericus
Generic synonyms: Nerve Plexus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesenteric Plexus

mesenteric adenopathy
mesenteric arteries
mesenteric artery
mesenteric glands
mesenteric hernia
mesenteric lymph nodes
mesenteric lymphadenitis
mesenteric plexus (current term)
mesenteric portion of small intestine
mesenteric vascular occlusion
mesenteric vein
mesenteric veins
mesenteric vessels
mesentericoparietal fossa
mesentericoparietal recess
mesenteriolum processus vermiformis

Literary usage of Mesenteric plexus

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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The superior mesenteric plexus is a continuation of the lower part of the ... The inferior mesenteric plexus is derived chiefly from the left side of the ..."

2. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"SUPERIOR mesenteric plexus. The place and connections of the superior mesen- ... INFERIOR mesenteric plexus. Before considering the other lesser plexus of ..."

3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"The aortic plexus furnishes the inferior mesenteric plexus and part of the ... The nerves of this plexus, like those of the superior mesenteric plexus, ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"A cystic plexus, which supplies the gall-bladder, also arises from the hepatic plexus near the liver. The Superior mesenteric plexus (plexus ..."

5. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"Inferior mesenteric plexus.—This plexus is derived principali from the left ... The nerves of this plexus, like those of the superior mesenteric plexus, ..."

6. Human physiology, statical and dynamical, or, The conditions and course of by John William Draper (1878)
"The mesenteric pie: SUPERIOR MESENTERIC AND INTERIOR mesenteric plexus. Fig. 179: 1, superior mesenteric plexus, surrounding the divisions i the artery of ..."

7. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The superior mesenteric plexus springs from the lower part of the central portion of the coeliac plexus and descends, with the superior mesenteric artery, ..."

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