esophageal plexus

noun

Medical Definition of esophageal plexus

: a nerve plexus formed by the branches of the vagus nerve which surround and supply the esophagus

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“Esophageal plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esophageal%20plexus. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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