splanchnic nerve


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splanchnic nerve

[′splaŋk·nik ¦nərv]
(neuroscience)
A nerve carrying nerve fibers from the lower thoracic paravertebral ganglions to the collateral ganglions.
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We presume that this abnormal nerve was the greater splanchnic nerve and that the communication which were noticed at the level of T9, T10 and T11 were probably the lesser and least splanchnic nerves which joined the greater splanchnic nerve to form a common splanchnic nerve.
The greater and lesser splanchnic nerves which originate in the lower thoracic spinal cord, pass through the diaphragmatic crura and supply the stomach and small intestine and may play a role in this therapeutic effect.
The pleura was then opened and the splanchnic nerves transected with diathermy.
currently of the University of Cologne, Germany, starts with a paracervical and pararectal space dissection with identification and preservation of the hypogastric and splanchnic nerves.
Mode of production of analgesia is by reverse diffusion of local anaesthetic from pleural space back into subpleural space, reaching and blocking intercostal nerves, and to some extent sympathetic chain and splanchnic nerves depending on the dose and position of the patient.
This is because degeneration occurs in both vagus and splanchnic nerves.