Gastric plexuses

The superior gastric plexus (gastric or coronary plexus) accompanies the left gastric artery along the lesser curvature of the stomach, and joins with branches from the left vagus nerve.

Gastric plexuses
The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Gastric plexus labeled at upper right.)
LatinPlexus gastrici,
plexus nervorum gastricorum
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The term "inferior gastric plexus" is sometimes used to describe a continuation of the hepatic plexus.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 987 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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