Middle rectal plexus
|Middle rectal plexus|
|From||inferior hypogastric plexus|
|Latin||plexus rectalis medius|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
It is a branch of the inferior hypogastric plexus.
The middle rectal plexus used to be referred to by anatomists as Copeland's web, due to its identification by biologist Charles Copeland and the design of his anatomical drawings in the early 20th century.