Plexus

Definition of Plexus

Plex´us
n.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.
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.

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