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Nerve: Splenic plexus
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The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Lienal plexus labeled at upper right.)
Latin plexus splenicus
Gray's subject #220 986
Innervates    spleen

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 plexi along the various branches of the artery.

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.

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