Definition of solar plexus in English:

solar plexus

noun

  • A complex of ganglia and radiating nerves of the sympathetic system at the pit of the stomach.

    • ‘The solar plexus is ideal, but the lower abdomen (below the belly button), the groin or even the inside of the leg above the knee are also adequate.’
    • ‘There were a lot of pressure point strikes, at places like under the nose, the throat, under the armpits, the solar plexus, and the groin.’
    • ‘The diaphragm is a sensitive, powerful muscle, and responds to impulses sent to it by the solar plexus, the abdominal brain.’
    • ‘The nerve current of the body converge in the feet, the solar plexus and the hands.’
    • ‘Put the palm of your right hand on the abdomen, just above the navel, and press up against the solar plexus or pit of the stomach.’
    stomach, belly, abdomen
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Pronunciation:

solar plexus

/səʊləˈplɛksəs/