plexus

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Related to Venous plexus: Prostatic venous plexus, pampiniform venous plexus, vertebral venous plexus, Batson venous plexus

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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In recent years, we began to study whether damage to the pterygoid venous plexus (PVP) during the resection of large juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNAs) in the infratemporal fossa is an important factor in blood loss.
For descriptive purposes, the vertebral venous plexus has been subdivided into three intercommunicating divisions (2) (Figure 2):
The point of insertion was directly on the midline to avoid penetrating the venous plexus running longitudinally on either side of the spinal cord.
It replicates the action of venous plexus in the foot, which is especially valuable for patients who cannot ambulate.
Epidural venous plexus enlargements presenting with radiculopathy and back pain in patients with inferior vena cava obstruction or occlusion.
The Batson venous plexus was first suggested to play an unrecognized role in vertebral metastases from prostatic carcinoma.
When a patient has extensive bleeding in the presacral area from the presacral venous plexus, Dr.