Suprarenal plexus

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Nerve: Suprarenal plexus
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The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Suprarenal plexus labeled at upper right.)
Latin plexus suprarenalis
Gray's subject #220 987
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The suprarenal plexus is formed by branches from the celiac plexus, from the celiac ganglion, and from the phrenic and greater splanchnic nerves, a ganglion being formed at the point of junction with the latter nerve.

The plexus supplies the suprarenal gland, being distributed chiefly to its medullary portion; its branches are remarkable for their large size in comparison with that of the organ they supply.

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