plexus myentericus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plexus myentericus a plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies in the muscular coat of the esophagus and stomach and intestines
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Usage

In literature:

This effect is produced by the mechanical excitement of the plexus myentericus of Auerbach.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
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