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Medical Term:

abdominal part of peripheral autonomic plexuses and ganglia


Definition: portion of the autonomic nervous system (networks composed largely of autonomic nerve fibers—but also including visceral afferent fibers—and ganglia associated with blood vessels and organs) that occur both retro- and intraperitoneally in the abdominal cavity.

Synonym(s): pars abdominalis plexuum et gangliorum visceraliumTA

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