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Medical Term:

abdominal aortic (nerve) plexus


an autonomic plexus surrounding the abdominal aorta, directly continuous with the thoracic aortic plexus superiorly and continuing inferiorly to the bifurcation of the aorta as the superior hypogastric plexus.

Synonym(s): plexus nervosus aorticus abdominalisTA

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