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Splanchnic Nerves MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Splanchnic Nerves
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.050.050.800
A08.800.050.800.800
A08.800.800.060.800
Unique ID
D013153
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013153
Annotation
major nerves of sympath innerv of abdomen
Scope Note
The major nerves supplying sympathetic innervation to the abdomen. The greater, lesser, and lowest (or smallest) splanchnic nerves are formed by preganglionic fibers from the spinal cord which pass through the paravertebral ganglia and then to the celiac ganglia and plexuses. The lumbar splanchnic nerves carry fibers which pass through the lumbar paravertebral ganglia to the mesenteric and hypogastric ganglia.
NLM Classification #
WL 610
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/21
Splanchnic Nerves Preferred
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