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nerve plexus

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PLANA_0000492


Anatomical junction where subdivisions of two or more neural trees interconnect with one another to form a network through which nerve fibers of the constituent nerve trees become regrouped; together with other nerve plexuses, nerves and ganglia, it constitutes the peripheral nervous system. Examples: cervical nerve plexus, brachial nerve plexus, sacral nerve plexus[FMA]. [ ]

Synonyms: plexus, neural network, neural plexus

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