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plexus

[ plek-suhs ]
/ ˈplɛk səs /
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noun, plural plex·us·es, plex·us.
a network, as of nerves or blood vessels.
any complex structure containing an intricate network of parts: the plexus of international relations.
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Origin of plexus

1675–85; <New Latin: an interweaving, twining, equivalent to Latin plect(ere) to plait, twine + -tus suffix of v. action
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British Dictionary definitions for plexus

plexus
/ (ˈplɛksəs) /

noun plural -uses or -us
any complex network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels
an intricate network or arrangement

Word Origin for plexus

C17: New Latin, from Latin plectere to braid, plait
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