Definition of Nerve plexus

1. Noun. A network of intersecting nerves.

Medical Definition of Nerve plexus

1. A plexus formed by the interlacing of nerves by means of numerous communicating branches. Synonym: plexus nervosus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerve Plexus

nerve growth factor antiserum
nerve growth factors
nerve implantation
nerve impulse
nerve impulses
nerve net
nerve nets
nerve of external acoustic meatus
nerve of pterygoid canal
nerve of smell
nerve of tensor tympani muscle
nerve of tensor veli palatini muscle
nerve of tympanic membrane
nerve pain
nerve pathway
nerve plexus (current term)
nerve regeneration
nerve root
nerve root sleeve
nerve sheath tumours
nerve stroma
nerve suture
nerve tissue
nerve tissue protein s 100
nerve to carotid sinus
nerve to mylohyoid
nerve to rhomboid
nerve to stapedius muscle
nerve to thyrohyoid muscle
nerve tract

Literary usage of Nerve plexus

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1. A Text-book of human physiology: Designed for the Use of Practitioners and by Austin Flint (1881)
"Whether this be in reality a complete or a partial decussation in this situation, a part of the fibres arising from the nerve-plexus passing simply backward ..."

2. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1899)
"... representation of the nerve plexus of a heart of a human embryo after His Junior. ... nerve plexus ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1904)
"The wave of excitation, therefore, passes along the muscular coat, but whether along the muscle cells or along the fine nerve plexus between these cells, ..."

4. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"Near this ganglion is found a nerve plexus in which there are imbedded ... nerve plexus. Some branches of this plexus, follow the branches of the posterior ..."

5. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1873)
"Whether this be in reality a complete or a partial decussation in this situation, a part of the fibres arising from the nerve- plexus passing simply ..."

6. The Physiology of the Circulation in Plants, in the Lower Animals, and in by James Bell Pettigrew (1874)
"pulmonary artery with nerve-plexus, v, superior cava cut across. ... K, right ventricle with nerve-plexus, y, plexus of nerves investing the vessels ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"... nerve-plexus,' to withdraw nnd thrust out the processes which have ... identical in appearance with the stellate cells composing the ' nerve-plexus. ..."

8. American Medicine (1906)
"Hence, the anterior portion of the heart thus prepared beats in response to impulses that reach it through the nerve-plexus on the middle portion. ..."

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