inferior mesenteric plexus

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inferior mesenteric plexus

A secondary nerve plexus found along the inferior mesenteric artery and its branches. It is connected to the celiac plexus and it also receives axons from the lumbar splanchnic (sympathetic) nerves. The inferior mesenteric plexus contains one or more inferior mesenteric ganglia found near the trunk of the inferior mesenteric artery.
See also: plexus
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Crayton et al., "Axotomy-induced changes in the chemical coding pattern of colon projecting calbindin-positive neurons in the inferior mesenteric ganglia of the pig," Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, vol.
(3) Most are located within the abdomen in association with the celiac, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric ganglia and Organ of Zuckerkandl.

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