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Medical Term:

thoracic aortic (nervous) plexus


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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