Gastric plexuses

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Gastric plexuses
The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Gastric plexus labeled at upper right.)
Latin Plexus gastrici,
plexus nervorum gastricorum
Gray's p.987
TA A14.3.03.024
FMA 75496
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The superior gastric plexus (gastric or coronary plexus) accompanies the left gastric artery along the lesser curvature of the stomach, and joins with branches from the left vagus nerve.

The term "inferior gastric plexus" is sometimes used to describe a continuation of the hepatic plexus.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.