Updated: 4/3/2015

Submucosal Nerve Plexus

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  • Submucosal (Meissner's) nerve plexus
    • lies in submucosa
      • between muscularis mucosae of mucosal epithelium and inner layer of circularly-oriented smooth muscle of muscularis externa
    • regulates gastrointestinal secretions, blood flow, and absorption
      • "submucosal regulates secretions"
    • receives input from sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems 

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