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Medical Term:

lumbar splanchnic nerves


Definition: branches arising from the medial aspect of the lumbar sympathetic trunks that pass anteriorly and medially to convey presynaptic sympathetic fibers to, and visceral afferents from, the celiac, intermesenteric, aortic, and superior hypogastric plexuses.

Synonym(s): nervi splanchnici lumbalesTA

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