Definition of Plexus coccygeus

1. Noun. A small plexus formed by the fifth sacral and coccygeal nerves.

Exact synonyms: Coccygeal Plexus
Generic synonyms: Nerve Plexus



Medical Definition of Plexus coccygeus

1. A small plexus formed by the fifth sacral and the coccygeal nerves; it gives origin to the anococcygeal nerves. Synonym: plexus coccygeus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plexus Coccygeus

plexus cardiacus
plexus cardiacus profundus
plexus cardiacus superficialis
plexus caroticus
plexus caroticus communis
plexus caroticus externus
plexus caroticus internus
plexus cavernosi concharum
plexus cavernosus
plexus celiacus
plexus cervicalis
plexus choroideus ventriculi lateralis
plexus choroideus ventriculi quarti
plexus choroideus ventriculi tertii
plexus coccygeus (current term)
plexus coeliacus
plexus coronarius cordis
plexus dentalis
plexus dentalis inferior
plexus dentalis superior
plexus entericus
plexus femoralis
plexus gangliosus ciliaris
plexus gastrici systematis autonomici
plexus gulae
plexus hepaticus
plexus hypogastricus
plexus hypogastricus inferior

Literary usage of Plexus coccygeus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1899)
"... the latter being further subdivisible into («) the plexus pudendas find (k) the plexus coccygeus. The plexus lumbalis is composed of the ventral rami ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Branches of the Plexus pudendus and plexus coccygeus Nerves Muscles Movements A'n. ... plexus coccygeus. ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"plexus coccygeus.—The coccygeal plexus is a small, looped plexus. It is formed by the lower branch of the fourth sacral nerve, the fifth sacral nerve, ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"plexus coccygeus.—The coccygeal plexus is a small, looped plexus. It is formed by the lower branch of the fourth sacral nerve, the fifth sacral nerve, ..."

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