pulmonary (nerve) plexus

(redirected from pulmonary nerve plexus)

pul·mo·nar·y (nerve) plex·us

one of two autonomic plexuses, anterior and posterior, at the hilus of each lung, formed by cardiopulmonary splanchnic nerves of the sympathetic trunk and bronchial branches of the vagus nerve; from them various branches accompany the bronchi and arteries into the lung.