pulmonary plexus

pulmonary plexus
pulmonary plexus n either of two nerve plexuses associated with each lung that lie on the dorsal and ventral aspects of the bronchi of each lung and distribute fibers mainly from the vagus nerve to the lungs

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  • Pulmonary plexus — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus pulmonalis GraySubject = 205 GrayPage = 913 Caption = Caption2 = Innervates = BranchFrom = BranchTo = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = p 24 DorlandsSuf = 12648348 The pulmonary plexus is an… …   Wikipedia

  • pulmonary plexus anterior — the smaller portion of the pulmonary plexus, located in front of the root of the lung and interconnected with the posterior pulmonary plexus …   Medical dictionary

  • pulmonary plexus posterior — the larger portion of the pulmonary plexus, located behind the root of the lung and interconnected with the anterior pulmonary plexus …   Medical dictionary

  • pulmonary plexus — noun : either of two nerve plexuses that are superficial and deep and lie on either aspect of the bronchi and distributing fibers mainly from the vagus to the lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulmonary branches of vagus nerve — Nerve: Pulmonary branches of vagus nerve Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves. (Label for Pulmonary brs. visible at center right.) Latin rami bronchiales nervi vagi Gray s …   Wikipedia

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  • plexus pulmonalis — [TA] a nerve plexus formed by several strong trunks of the vagus nerve that are joined at the root of the lung by branches from the sympathetic trunk and cardiac plexus. The plexus is often described as having anterior and posterior parts (see… …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus cardiacus — [TA] cardiac plexus: the plexus around the base of the heart, chiefly in the epicardium. It is formed by cardiac branches from the vagus nerves and the sympathetic trunks and ganglia, contains visceral afferent fibers, and shows subdivisions… …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus pulmonalis — noun one of two autonomic nerve plexuses in each lung • Syn: ↑pulmonary plexis • Hypernyms: ↑nerve plexus …   Useful english dictionary

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