hypogastric plexus

noun

: the sympathetic nerve plexus that supplies the pelvic viscera, lies in front of the promontory of the sacrum, and extends down into two lateral portions

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“Hypogastric plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypogastric%20plexus. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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