Plexus

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.
[1913 Webster]

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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3. 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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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