Auerbach plexus


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my·en·ter·ic (nerve) plex·us

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a plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies lying in the muscular coat of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines; it communicates with the subserous and submucous plexuses, all subdivisions of the enteric plexus.

Auerbach plexus

(ow'er-boks?)
[Leopold Auerbach, Ger. anatomist, 1828–1897]
Myenteric plexus.

Auerbach,

Leopold, German anatomist, 1828-1897.
Auerbach ganglia - collections of parasympathetic nerve cells in the myenteric plexus.
Auerbach plexus - a plexus of unmyelinated fibers and postganglionic autonomic cell bodies lying in the muscular coat of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Synonym(s): myenteric plexus

Auerbach plexus

a peripheral plexus of fine autonomic nerve fibers lying between the muscle layers of the intestine. Called also myenteric plexus.