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Plexus

plexus

A network or tangle, a general term for a network of lymphatic vessels, nerves or veins.


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Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... the tenth cranial nerve, called the vagus nerve. This pathway splits again in the enteric system into the myonteric (most people call it myenteric plexus) plexus and the submuscosal plexus (which further splits yet again). The myenteric system controls the large long smooth muscles that wrap around ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
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GI tract and enteric nervous system

... right and it works together with parasympathetic and sympathetic branches? But here it says in the GI tract it divides into submucosal nerve plexus and myonteric nerve plexus, so in that those 2 plexuses is there only the instrinct plexus- enteric nervous system?? that then works with the ...

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by snezka18
Sun May 08, 2011 8:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
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Views: 6183

controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One

... I brought this question up because I seen a movie but I know it's just a movie. The guy was some how able to manuelly or voluntary use his celiac plexus at free will. Which is the largest of the autonomic plexuses, lying in front of the aorta at the level of the origin of the celiac artery and ...

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by CXCR4
Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One
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Tracts, Fasciculi, plexuses

- fasciculus refers to bundle - plexus refers to network or interconnecting structures

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tracts, Fasciculi, plexuses
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Do snakes have tails???

More evolved snakes, although dont't have vestigial legs, have protuberances at the spie level that show legs were present and innervated (brahial plexus and lumbar plexus).

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by iri_black
Mon Aug 08, 2005 12:32 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Do snakes have tails???
Replies: 25
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