hypogastric nerve


Either of the two nerve trunks designated right and left that lead from the superior hypogastric plexus into the pelvis to join the inferior hypogastric plexuses.

Nearby words

  1. hypogalactous,
  2. hypogammaglobulinemia,
  3. hypoganglionosis,
  4. hypogastric,
  5. hypogastric artery,
  6. hypogastric vein,
  7. hypogastrium,
  8. hypogastroschisis,
  9. hypogeal,
  10. hypogene

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