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pulmonary plexus

pulmonary plexus in Medicine

pulmonary plexus n.
Either of two autonomic plexuses, designated anterior and posterior, at the hilus of each lung, formed by branches of the vagus nerve and of the sympathetic and bronchial nerves, and from which branches accompany the bronchi and arteries into the lung.

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  • It also receives lymphatic vessels, and minute twigs of the pulmonary plexus of nerves.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

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