Hepatic plexus

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Hepatic plexus
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The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Hepatic plexus labeled at center left.)
Details
Latin plexus hepaticus
Identifiers
Gray's p.986
Dorlands
/Elsevier
p_24/12647942
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The hepatic plexus, the largest offset from the celiac plexus, receives filaments from the left vagus and right phrenic nerves.

It accompanies the hepatic artery, ramifying upon its branches, and upon those of the portal vein in the substance of the liver.

Branches from this plexus accompany all the divisions of the hepatic artery.

A considerable plexus accompanies the gastroduodenal artery and is continued as the inferior gastric plexus on the right gastroepiploic artery along the greater curvature of the stomach, where it unites with offshoots from the lienal plexus.

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