nervi erigentes

pel·vic splanch·nic nerves

[TA]
visceral branches from the ventral primary rami of the second, third, and fourth sacral spinal nerves that join the inferior hypogastric plexus to form the pelvic plexuses, to and from which they convey presynaptic parasympathetic and sensory fibers, respectively.

pel·vic splanch·nic nerves

(pel'vik splangk'nik nĕrvz) [TA]
Visceral branches from ventral primary rami of second to fourth sacral spinal nerves that join inferior hypogastric plexus to form pelvic plexuses, to and from which they convey presynaptic parasympathetic and sensory fibers, respectively.
Synonym(s): nervi erigentes, nervi pelvici splanchnici, parasympathetic root of pelvic ganglia, radices parasympathicae gangliorum pelvicorum.

nervi erigentes

nerves containing preganglionic, parasympathetic motor fibers to the genitalia that are involved in erection of the penis. Called also pelvic splanchnic nerves.