Plex"us (?), n.; pl. L. Plexus, E. Plexuses (#). [L., a twining, braid, fr. plectere, plexum, to twine, braid.]

1. (Anat.)

A network of vessels, nerves, or fibers.

2. (Math.)

The system of equations required for the complete expression of the relations which exist between a set of quantities. Brande & C.


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Plex"us (?), n.

A network; an intricate or interwoven combination of elements or parts in a coherent structure.

In the perception of a tree the reference to an object is circumscribed and directed by a plexus of visual and other presentations.
G. F. Stout.


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