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Medical Term:

abdominal part of peripheral autonomic plexuses and ganglia


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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