lesser splanchnic nerve

less·er splanch·nic nerve

[TA]
one of the abdominopelvic splanchnic nerves arising in the thorax from the last two thoracic sympathetic ganglia and passing through the diaphragm to the aorticorenal ganglion; conveys presynaptic sympathetic fibers and visceral afferent fibers.
Synonym(s): nervus splanchnicus minor [TA]

less·er splanch·nic nerve

(les'ĕr splangk'nik nĕrv) [TA]
One of the abdominopelvic splanchnic nerves arising in the thorax from the last two thoracic sympathetic ganglia and passing through the diaphragm to the aorticorenal ganglion; conveys presynaptic sympathetic fibers and visceral afferent fibers.
Synonym(s): nervus splanchnicus minor [TA] .
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Anatomic observation of lesser splanchnic nerve. Sichuan J.
Such neuropathic pain is mainly conducted by the greater splanchnic nerves (GSN) and the lesser splanchnic nerves (LSN).
The lesser splanchnic nerve originates from T10-11 and ends in the aortico-renal plexus, while the least splanchnic nerve comes from the T12 segment and synapses in the renal plexus.
There are past reports of a common trunk for the greater and lesser splanchnic nerves (Naidoo et al.) but our study showed a common trunk of greater, lesser and least splanchnic nerves after each of them had originated separately from MSC.
The greater and lesser splanchnic nerves entered the abdomen by passing through this space (Figure 1 & 2).
The medial branches of the lower thoracic sympathetic ganglia; the greater and lesser splanchnic nerves, enter the abdomen by piercing the diaphragmatic crura and finally relay in the celiac ganglia and contribute in the formation of celiac plexus.