|1.||anatomy Also called: coeliac plexus the network of sympathetic nerves situated behind the stomach that supply the abdominal organs|
|2.||(not in technical usage) the part of the stomach beneath the diaphragm; pit of the stomach|
|[C18: referring to resemblance between the radial network of nerves and ganglia and the rays of the sun]|
|originating outside the anatomical limits of certain muscles or nerves|
|the movable organ in the floor of the mouth functioning in eating, tasting, and in speaking|
solar plexus n.
See celiac plexus.