Definition: 'Esophageal (nerve) Plexus'
esophageal (nerve) plexusType: Term
1. one of two nerve plexuses, posterior and anterior on the walls of the esophagus; the first is formed by branches from the right vagus and left recurrent, the second by the anastomosing trunks of the vagus after leaving the pulmonary plexuses; branches supply the mucous and muscular coats of the esophagus.
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