"Splanchnic Nerves" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The major nerves supplying sympathetic innervation to the abdomen. The greater, lesser, and lowest (or smallest) splanchnic nerves are formed by preganglionic fibers from the spinal cord which pass through the paravertebral ganglia and then to the celiac ganglia and plexuses. The lumbar splanchnic nerves carry fibers which pass through the lumbar paravertebral ganglia to the mesenteric and hypogastric ganglia.
- Splanchnic Nerves
- Nerve, Splanchnic
- Nerves, Splanchnic
- Splanchnic Nerve
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