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Medical Term:

thoracic aortic (nervous) plexus


Definition: an autonomic plexus surrounding the thoracic aorta and passing with it through the aortic opening in the diaphragm to become continuous with the abdominal aortic plexus.

Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) aorticus thoracicusTA

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