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Medical Term:

inferior mesenteric (nerve) plexus


an autonomic plexus, derived from the abdominal aortic plexus, surrounding the inferior mesenteric artery and sending branches to the descending colon, sigmoid, and rectum.

Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) mesentericus inferiorTA

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