noun, plural plex·us·es, plex·us.
Origin of plexus
Examples from the Web for plexus
Give him a punch in the plexus, Bill, advised one of the latters seconds.The Battleship Boys at Sea|Frank Gee Patchin
The ventricles were filled with water, and the plexus choroides was considerably enlarged, and stuffed with grumous blood.An Essay on the Shaking Palsy|James Parkinson
How, then, is the greater length of the plexus to be covered by a single "missing link?"Life: Its True Genesis|R. W. Wright
Elizabeth Waldron, in this plexus of disasters, found nowhere a gleam of comfort.Double Trouble|Herbert Quick
For me, she had stood for all life held that was desirable--the sum and plexus of my aims.The Record of Nicholas Freydon|A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for plexus
noun plural -uses or -us
Word Origin for plexus
Word Origin and History for plexus
1680s, Modern Latin, literally "braid, network," noun use of past participle of Latin plectere "to twine, braid, fold" (see complex (adj.)); used of a network, such as solar plexus "network of nerves in the abdomen" (see solar). Related: Plexal.