Splenic plexus

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Splenic plexus
The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Lienal plexus labeled at upper right.)
Latin plexus splenicus
Innervates spleen
Gray's p.986
TA A14.3.03.023
FMA 6634
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The splenic plexus (lienal plexus in older texts) is formed by branches from the celiac plexus, the left celiac ganglion, and from the right vagus nerve.

It accompanies the lienal artery to the spleen, giving off, in its course, subsidiary plexuses along the various branches of the artery.

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