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plex·us / ˈpleksəs/ • n. (pl. same or plex·us·es ) Anat. a network of nerves or vessels in the body. ∎  an intricate network or weblike formation. DERIVATIVES: plex·i·form / ˈpleksəˌfôrm/ adj.

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plexus In data analysis, a diagram in which the lengths or widths of interconnecting lines reflect the relative similarity of the samples. It provides a useful visual presentation of similarity/dissimilarity indices.

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plexus In data analysis, a diagram in which the lengths or widths of interconnecting lines reflect the relative similarity of the samples. It provides a useful visual presentation of similarity/dissimilarity indices.

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plexus A compact branching network of nerves or blood vessels, such as the brachial plexus – a network of spinal nerves that supply branches to the forelimbs in vertebrates. See also choroid plexus.

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plexus (anat.) network of fibres or vessels. XVII. — modL. plexus, f. plex-, pp. stem of plectere interweave, PLAIT.

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plexus (pleks-ŭs) n. a network of nerves or blood vessels. See brachial plexus.

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