Lesser splanchnic nerve

Lesser splanchnic nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) One of the abdominopelvic splanchnic nerves arising in the thorax from the last two thoracic sympathetic ganglia and passing through the diaphragm to the aorticorenal ganglion; conveys presynaptic sympathetic fibres and visceral afferent fibres.

Synonym: nervus splanchnicus minor.

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