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enteric (nerve) plexus


Definition: the autonomic plexus in the wall of the intestine; it consists of three parts, submucosal, myenteric, and subserosal; ganglionic cells are scattered through the myenteric and submucosal plexus.

Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) entericusTA

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