pulmonary (nerve) plexus

(redirected from pulmonary nerve plexus)

pul·mo·nar·y (nerve) plex·us

[TA]
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.