internal mammary plexus
periarterial plexus of internal thoracic artery
an autonomic plexus on the internal thoracic artery derived from the subclavian plexus.
Synonym(s): internal mammary plexus, internal thoracic plexus, plexus mammarius internus, plexus periarterialis arteriae thoracicae internae
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internal mammary plexusAn obsolete term for:
(1) A nerve plexus in the breast parenchyma;
(2) A network of autonomic nerves surrounding the internal thoracic artery.
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