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abdominal aortic (nerve) plexus


Definition: 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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