Synonyms for plexus

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How, then, is the greater length of the plexus to be covered by a single "missing link?"

No a priori induction will ever extend this line or plexus to man.

Plexus: a knot: applied to a knot-like mass of nerves, or tracheae.

What is a plexus of the sun, and how doth it blow on a bull?

Lost, and forgotten in the plexus of the city's life, what had befallen them?

This plexus is called by modern anatomists the rete mirabile.

Give him a punch in the plexus, Bill, advised one of the latters seconds.

But the plexus of causes returneth in which I am intertwined,—it will again create me!

There it stood, a plexus of energies, in the midst of darkness and sleep.

From the plexus are derived the nerves of the pelvic limb (Sisson).

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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nounnetting, entanglement
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