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ˈplɛk səsplexus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plexus, rete(noun)

    a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels


  1. plexus(Noun)

    A network or interwoven mass, especially of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels.

  2. Origin: from plex-, past participle stem of plectere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plexus

    of Plexus

  2. Plexus(noun)

    a network of vessels, nerves, or fibers

  3. Plexus(noun)

    the system of equations required for the complete expression of the relations which exist between a set of quantities

  4. Origin: [L., a twining, braid, fr. plectere, plexum, to twine, braid.]


  1. Plexus

    A plexus is a branching network of axons outside of the central nervous system. The four primary nerve plexuses are the cervical plexus, brachial plexus, lumbar plexus, and the sacral plexus. The choroid plexus is a part of central nervous system in the brain and it consist of capillaries, ventricles and ependymal cells.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plexus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plexus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of plexus in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Herrera:

    The Kerr Collar definitely could help with the plexus injuries because it is actually bulked up around [the neck area] which diminishes the traction which gets pulled on the nerve fibers that exit the neck.

  2. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

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