nerve plexus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nerve plexus a network of intersecting nerves
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Usage

In literature:

The Solar Plexus is the great plexus, i.e., network of nerve-fibres, mass of nerve-substance, etc., of the great sympathetic nervous system.
"Clairvoyance and Occult Powers" by Swami Panchadasi
From the plexus are derived the nerves of the pelvic limb (Sisson).
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
This nerve plexus ... which one was it?
"Star Surgeon" by Alan Nourse
You've got first and foremost a solar plexus, dear reader; and the solar plexus is a great nerve center which lies behind your stomach.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Thus injury to a single nerve, or to a complex of two or more, was far more common than one implicating the whole plexus.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
A heavily-loaded stomach, pressing on the solar plexus of the nerves, is a very common cause.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
The last three lumbar and the sacral nerves form a sacral plexus, supplying the hind limb.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
O. Cervical plexus giving off the phrenic nerve, which takes tributary branches from brachial plexus of nerves.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
From this plexus six nerves proceed, which ramify upon the muscles and skin of the upper extremities.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
A mote in the whole, an aching nerve in one great plexus.
"The Day of His Youth" by Alice Brown
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In news:

The ulnar nerve arises from the lower trunk, anterior divisions and medial cord of the brachial plexus.
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