Nerve plexus
A nerve plexus is a plexus (branching network) of intersecting nerves. There are spinal nerve plexuses; as well as other forms of autonomic plexuses, many of which are a part of the enteric nervous sy...
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Nerve plexus - Cell research opens new avenues in combating neurodegenerative diseases
Dr Andreas Prokop and his team at the Faculty of Life Sciences have been studying the growth of axons, the thin cable-like extensions of nerve cells that wire the brain. If axons don't ....<...
Auerbach's plexus
Auerbach's plexus (or myenteric plexus) provides motor innervation to both layers of the muscular layer, having both parasympathetic and sympathetic input, whereas Meissner's plexus has only parasympa...
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Brachial plexus
The brachial plexus is a network of nerves, running from the spine, formed by the anterior rami of the lower four cervical nerves and first thoracic nerve (C5-C8, T1). The brachial plexus passes thro...
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Celiac plexus
The celiac plexus or coeliac plexus, also known as the solar plexus because of its radiating nerve fibers, is a complex network of nerves (a nerve plexus) located in the abdomen, where the celiac trun...
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Cervical plexus
The cervical plexus is a plexus of the ventral rami of the first four cervical spinal nerves which are located from C1 to C4 cervical segment in the neck. They are located laterally to the transverse...
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Coccygeal plexus
The coccygeal plexus is a plexus of nerves near the coccyx bone.
This plexus is formed by the fifth sacral nerve (with a contribution from S4) and the coccygeal nerve. It gives rise to the anococ...
Lumbar plexus
The lumbar plexus is a nervous plexus in the lumbar region of the body which forms part of the lumbosacral plexus. It is formed by the divisions of the first four lumbar nerves (L1-L4) and from cont...
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Meissner's plexus
The nerves of the small intestines are derived from the plexuses of parasympathetic nerves around the superior mesenteric artery. From this source, they run to the myenteric plexus (Auerbach's plexus)...
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Sacral plexus
In human anatomy, the sacral plexus is a nerve plexus which provides motor and sensory nerves for the posterior thigh, most of the lower leg and foot, and part of the pelvis. It is part of the lumbosa...
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Solar plexus
The celiac plexus or coeliac plexus, also known as the solar plexus because of its radiating nerve fibers, is a complex network of nerves (a nerve plexus) located in the abdomen, where the celiac trun...
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Superior hypogastric plexus
The superior hypogastric plexus (in older texts, hypogastric plexus or presacral nerve) is a plexus of nerves situated on the vertebral bodies anterior to the bifurcation of the abdominal aorta.
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Subsartorial plexus
The subsartorial plexus is a plexus of nerves that is located under the sartorius muscle. It is formed by:At the lower border of the adductor brevis muscle the cutaneous branch of anterior division of...
Esophageal plexus
The esophageal plexus is formed by nerve fibers from two sources: 1.branches of the vagus nerve 2.visceral branches of the sympathetic trunk. The esophageal plexus and the cardiac plexus contain the ...
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Gastric plexuses
The superior gastric plexus (gastric or coronary plexus) accompanies the left gastric artery along the lesser curvature of the stomach, and joins with branches from the left vagus nerve.The term "infe...
Pharyngeal plexus of vagus nerve
The pharyngeal plexus is a network of nerve fibers innervating most of the palate, larynx, and pharynx.It is located on the surface of the middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle.
Although the Termin...
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Infraorbital plexus
The superior labial branches descend behind the Quadratus labii superioris, and are distributed to the skin of the upper lip, the mucous membrane of the mouth, and labial glands. They are joined, imme...
Abdominal aortic plexus
The abdominal aortic plexus (aortic plexus) is formed by branches derived, on either side, from the celiac plexus and ganglia, and receives filaments from some of the lumbar ganglia. It is situated up...
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Hepatic plexus
The hepatic plexus, the largest offset from the celiac plexus, receives filaments from the left vagus and right phrenic nerves. It accompanies the hepatic artery, ramifying upon its branches, and upon...
Patellar plexus
The terminal filaments of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve frequently communicate with the anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve, and with the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve...
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Ovarian plexus
The ovarian plexus arises from the renal plexus, and is distributed to the ovary, and fundus of the uterus.It is carried in the suspensory ligament of the ovary.
Superior rectal plexus
The superior rectal plexus (or superior hemorrhoidal plexus) supplies the rectum and joins in the pelvis with branches from the pelvic plexuses.The superior rectal plexus is a division of the inferior...
Splenic plexus
The splenic plexus (lienal plexus in older texts) is formed by branches from the celiac plexus, the left celiac ganglion, and from the right vagus nerve. It accompanies the lienal artery to the spleen...
Renal plexus
The renal plexus is formed by filaments from the celiac ganglia and plexus, aorticorenal ganglia, lower thoracic splanchnic nerves and first lumbar splanchnic nerve and aortic plexus.The nerves from t...
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Celiac ganglia
The celiac ganglia or coeliac ganglia are two large irregularly shaped masses of nerve tissue in the upper abdomen. Part of the sympathetic subdivision of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), the two ...
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Tympanic plexus
In the tympanic cavity, the tympanic nerve (a branch of CN IX) divides into branches which form the tympanic plexus. This plexus is located on the surface of the promontory.This tympanic plexus gives...
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Inferior hypogastric plexus
The inferior hypogastric plexus (pelvic plexus in some texts) is a plexus of nerves that supplies the viscera of the pelvic cavity. The inferior hypogastric plexus is a paired structure, with each si...
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Spermatic plexus
The spermatic plexus (or testicular plexus) is derived from the renal plexus, receiving branches from the aortic plexus. It accompanies the internal spermatic artery to the testis.
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Prevertebral plexus
A prevertebral plexus is a nerve plexus which branches from a prevertebral ganglion.
This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.
Suprarenal plexus
The suprarenal plexus is formed by branches from the celiac plexus, from the celiac ganglion, and from the phrenic and greater splanchnic nerves, a ganglion being formed at the point of junction with ...
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