Definition of myenteric in English:

myenteric

Line breaks: my|enter¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪɛnˈtɛrɪk
 
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adjective

Anatomy
  • Relating to or denoting a plexus of nerves of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems situated between and supplying the two layers of muscle in the small intestine.
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    • Axons arising from the somas of nerve cells in the myenteric plexus can be found in all the muscle layers.
    • The gastrointestinal stromal tumor nodules displayed an area of transition to the nerves in the myenteric plexus.
    • The fibers terminate in the myenteric plexus where they supply ganglion cells, as well as in the vasculature.

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