perivascular nerve


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perivascular nerve

Any of the utonomic nerves surrounding and innervating blood vessels.
Synonym: perivascular nerve plexus
See also: nerve
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On the other hand, the tunica adventitia, the outermost layer of large blood vessels, has long been considered as a structural bystander, consisting of loosely structured collagen-rich extracellular matrix (ECM), which embeds stromal cells/fibroblasts, the vasa vasorum, and perivascular nerves [57].

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