Also called celiac plexus. Anatomy. a network of nerves situated at the upper part of the abdomen, behind the stomach and in front of the aorta.
a point on the stomach wall, just below the sternum, where a blow will affect this nerve center.
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How to use solar plexus in a sentence
The need for affordable health care “goes right to the solar plexus of the middle class,” he said.Earl Pomeroy Doesn’t Regret the Obamacare Vote That Ended His Career | Ben Jacobs | November 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fleming himself wrote that “the target of my books [lies] somewhere between the solar plexus and the upper thigh”.James Bond is Back But is He Any Good without Fleming? | Robert McCrum | October 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Overcoming Fear The third chakra, at the solar plexus, manipura, is about overcoming fear and attaining a sense of belonging.
Wayne spun him over and delivered a hard punch to the solar plexus.The Judas Valley | Gerald Vance
It has its seat in the back parts of the brain, in the spinal cord and the greater nervous ganglia, such as the solar plexus.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
He was conscious of a vague buzzing between his ears and there was a pleasant mellow glow in the region of his solar plexus.Death Makes A Mistake | P.F. Costello
That form of clairvoyance is a sensitiveness related to the sympathetic nervous system, the center of which is the solar plexus.Elementary Theosophy | L. W. Rogers
You're morbidly blue because your solar plexus has gone to sleep; give it half an hour of internal vibration.Supreme Personality | Delmer Eugene Croft
British Dictionary definitions for solar plexus
Also called: coeliac plexus anatomy the network of sympathetic nerves situated behind the stomach that supply the abdominal organs
(not in technical usage) the part of the stomach beneath the diaphragm; pit of the stomach
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