sacral splanchnic nerves


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sa·cral splanch·nic nerves

[TA]
branches from the sacral sympathetic trunk that pass to the inferior hypogastric plexus; part of the abdominopelvic (sympathetic) splanchnic nerves, but their specific function is unclear. They tend to be confused with the pelvic splanchnic nerves, which are much more significant structures.
Synonym(s): nervi splanchnici sacrales [TA]

sa·cral splanch·nic nerves

(sak'răl splangk'nik nĕrvz) [TA]
Branches from the sacral sympathetic trunk that pass to the inferior hypogastric plexus; part of the abdominopelvic (sympathetic) splanchnic nerves, but their specific function is unclear. They tend to be confused with the pelvic splanchnic nerves, which are much more significant structures.
Synonym(s): nervi splanchnici sacrales [TA] .