Meissner's plexus

noun

Medical Definition of Meissner's plexus 

: a plexus of ganglionated nerve fibers lying between the muscular and mucous coats of the intestine — compare myenteric plexus

Learn More about Meissner's plexus

Share Meissner's plexus

Comments on Meissner's plexus

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to move with a clumsy heavy tread

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!