pelvic splanchnic nerves
Definition: visceral branches from the ventral primary rami of the second, third, and fourth sacral spinal nerves that join the inferior hypogastric plexus to form the pelvic plexuses, to and from which they convey presynaptic parasympathetic and sensory fibers, respectively.
Synonym(s): nervi splanchnici pelviciTA, radices parasympathicae gangliorum pelvicorumTA, parasympathetic root of pelvic ganglia, nervi erigentes
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