Superior rectal plexus

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Nerve: Superior rectal plexus
Latin plexus rectalis superior
Gray's subject #220 987
/ Elsevier

The superior rectal plexus (or superior hemorrhoidal plexus) supplies the rectum and joins in the pelvis with branches from the pelvic plexuses.

The superior rectal plexus is a division of the inferior mesenteric plexus.

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