inferior mesenteric ganglion(redirected from ganglion mesentericum inferius)
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in·fe·ri·or mes·en·ter·ic gan·gli·on[TA]
the most inferior of the sympathetic prevertebral ganglia, located at the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery from the aorta and containing the postsynaptic sympathetic neurons innervating the descending and sigmoid colon.
Synonym(s): ganglion mesentericum inferius [TA]
inferior mesenteric ganglion
A prevertebral sympathetic ganglion located in the inferior mesenteric plexus, a meshwork of autonomic axons on and near the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery.
See also: ganglion