myenteric plexus

noun

Medical Definition of myenteric plexus

: a network of nerve fibers and ganglia between the longitudinal and circular muscle layers of the intestine

called also Auerbach's plexus

— compare meissner's plexus

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“Myenteric plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myenteric%20plexus. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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