splanchnic nerve

splanchnic nerve

noun
Anatomy. any of several nerves to the viscera and blood vessels of the chest and pelvic areas.

Origin:
1825–35

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splanchnic nerve

noun
any of several nerves of the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system that innervate viscera and blood vessels 
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