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Hypogastric Plexus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypogastric Plexus
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.050.050.400
A08.800.800.060.400
Unique ID
D007001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007001
Annotation
a network of autonomic nerve fibers in the pelvic region
Scope Note
A complex network of nerve fibers in the pelvic region. The hypogastric plexus distributes sympathetic fibers from the lumbar paravertebral ganglia and the aortic plexus, parasympathetic fibers from the pelvic nerve, and visceral afferents. The bilateral pelvic plexus is in its lateral extent.
Entry Term(s)
Pelvic Plexus
NLM Classification #
WL 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/18
Hypogastric Plexus Preferred
Pelvic Plexus Narrower
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