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plexus Saltos de línea: plexus
Pronunciación: /ˈplɛksəs/

Definición de plexus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or plexuses)

Anatomy
1A network of nerves or vessels in the body.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Around the abdominal aorta, the aortic plexus of nerves can be identified.
  • The doubled veins may unite in front and behind the artery to form a plexus around that vessel.
  • This nerve is considered by some authors as the most variable nerve of the lumbar plexus.

Derivados

plexiform
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other findings include secondary medial hypertrophy of pulmonary arteries, alveolar hemorrhage, and absence of plexiform lesions.
  • In addition, nitrotyrosine expression was also observed in 18 of 25 plexiform lesions.
  • Both the localized and plexiform neurofibromas of neurofibromatosis type 1 carry an increased risk of malignant degeneration.

Origen

Late 17th century: from Latin, literally 'plaited formation', past participle of plectere 'to plait'.

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