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plexus

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noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\

Definition of plexus

plural plex·us·es play \-sə-səz\

  1. 1 :  a network of anastomosing or interlacing blood vessels or nerves

  2. 2 :  an interwoven combination of parts or elements in a structure or system



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

play
noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\

Definition of plexus

plural plex·us·es

  1. :  a network usually of nerves or blood vessels




Medical Dictionary

plexus

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noun plex·us \ˈplek-səs\

Medical Definition of plexus

plural plex·us·es

  1. :  a network of anastomosing or interlacing blood vessels or nerves




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