Definition of solar plexus in English:

solar plexus


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

    • ‘The nerve current of the body converge in the feet, the solar plexus and the hands.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The diaphragm is a sensitive, powerful muscle, and responds to impulses sent to it by the solar plexus, the abdominal brain.’
    • ‘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.’
    stomach, belly, abdomen
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solar plexus

/ˌsōlər ˈpleksəs/