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plexus

noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\
plural plex·us·es \-sə-səz\

Definition of PLEXUS

1
:  a network of anastomosing or interlacing blood vessels or nerves
2
:  an interwoven combination of parts or elements in a structure or system
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Origin of PLEXUS

New Latin, from Latin plectere to braid — more at ply
First Known Use: 1682

Rhymes with PLEXUS

PLEXUS Defined for Kids

plexus

noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\
plural plex·us·es

Definition of PLEXUS for Kids

:  a network usually of nerves or blood vessels
Medical Dictionary

plexus

noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\
plural plex·us·es

Medical Definition of PLEXUS

:  a network of anastomosing or interlacing blood vessels or nerves

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