cavernous plexus

noun

Medical Definition of cavernous plexus

: a nerve plexus of the sympathetic nervous system that lies below and internal to the carotid artery at each side of the sella turcica

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“Cavernous plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cavernous%20plexus. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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