Superior mesenteric ganglion

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Nerve: Superior mesenteric ganglion
Sympathetic (red) and parasympathetic (blue) nervous system
Latin ganglion mesentericum superius
Gray's subject #220 987
To superior mesenteric plexus
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

In the upper part of the superior mesenteric plexus close to the origin of the superior mesenteric artery is a ganglion, the superior mesenteric ganglion.

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