plexus

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plexus

any complex network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels

plexus

[′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
A network of interlacing nerves or anastomosing vessels.
(geology)
An area on a subglacial deposit that encloses a giant's kettle.

Plexus

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Therefore, the secretory products of hypothalamic neurons that impinge upon the primary capillary plexus enter the blood and are carried via the portal vessels to the secondary capillary plexus.
The median artery loses its connections with the superficial capillary plexus and is reduced to a small vessel.
The initial capillary plexus that supplies the upper limb from the dorsal aorta undergoes an enlargement and differentiation of selected parts in a proximal to distal sequence.