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subclavian (nerve) plexus

 

Definition: the autonomic plexus accompanying the artery of this name, formed by fibers from the stellate ganglion, and giving off secondary plexuses along the branches of the subclavian artery.

Synonym(s): periarterial plexus of subclavian artery, plexus periarterialis arteriae subclaviae

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