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.
(anatomy) Also called coeliac plexus. 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
solar plexus n.
See celiac plexus.
noun 1. a pool with a bottom layer of salt water and top layer of fresh water, designed to capture solar radiation as a source of energy for generating heat or electricity.
noun 1. energy radiated from the sun in the form of electromagnetic waves, including visible and ultraviolet light and infrared radiation.
noun 1. Aerospace. a design concept for spacecraft propulsion consisting of a very thin, very large sheet of highly polished material that would be driven by the pressure of sunlight. noun 1. a device that reflects light particles from the Sun, gaining momentum in the opposite direction to propel spacecraft forwards solar sail A saillike […]
noun 1. (in ancient Egypt) a boat placed in or near the tomb of a king to transport him to the sun.