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Submucous Plexus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Submucous Plexus
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.050.050.850
A08.800.050.150.750
A08.800.800.060.840
Unique ID
D013368
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013368
Annotation
a neural network of the enteric nerv syst
Scope Note
One of two ganglionated neural networks which together form the enteric nervous system. The submucous (Meissner's) plexus is in the connective tissue of the submucosa. Its neurons innervate the epithelium, blood vessels, endocrine cells, other submucosal ganglia, and myenteric ganglia, and play an important role in regulating ion and water transport. (From FASEB J 1989;3:127-38)
Entry Term(s)
Meissner's Plexus
Submucosal Plexus
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/21
Submucous Plexus Preferred
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