presacral nerve


presacral nerve
plexus hypogastricus superior.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • presacral — (ˈ)prē+ adjective Etymology: pre + sacral : effected by way of the anterior aspect of the sacrum presacral nerve block * * * adj. * * * presacral see pre B. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • presacral — Anterior to or preceding the sacrum. * * * pre·sa·cral sak rəl, sāk adj done or effected by way of the anterior aspect of the sacrum <presacral nerve block> * * * pre·sa·cral (pre saґkrəl) anterior to or preceding the sacrum …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Presacral space — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Sacral plexus of the right side. (Presacral space visible but not labeled.) Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • neurectomy — Excision of a segment of a nerve. SYN: neuroectomy. [neur + G. ektome, excision] occipital n. excision of greater occipital nerve for the treatment of occipital n …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus — A network or interjoining of nerves and blood vessel s or of lymphatic vessels. [L. a braid] abdominal aortic (nervous) p. [TA] an autonomic p. surrounding the abdominal aorta, directly continuous with the thoracic aortic p. superiorly and …   Medical dictionary

  • Superior hypogastric plexus — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus hypogastricus inferior GraySubject = 220 GrayPage = 987 Caption = The right sympathetic chain and its connections with the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic plexuses. (Hypogastric plexus is labeled on… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotte operation — removal of the presacral nerve …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus hypogastricus superior — [TA] superior hypogastric plexus: the downward continuation of the abdominal aortic plexus; it lies in front of the upper part of the sacrum, just below the bifurcation of the aorta, receives fibers from the lower lumbar splanchnic nerves, and… …   Medical dictionary

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