mesenteric ganglion

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

mesenteric ganglion

noun

Definition of MESENTERIC GANGLION

: either of two ganglionic masses of the sympathetic nervous system associated with the corresponding mesenteric plexus: a : a variable amount of massed ganglionic tissue of the inferior mesenteric plexus near the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery—called also inferior mesenteric ganglion b : a usually discrete ganglionic mass of the superior mesenteric plexus near the origin of the superior mesenteric artery—called also superior mesenteric ganglion

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up mesenteric ganglion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More