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Definition of solar plexus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    solar plexus

    NAmE//ˌsoʊlər ˈplɛksəs//
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  1. 1(anatomy) a system of nerves at the base of the stomach
  2. 2(informal) the part of the body at the top of the stomach, below the ribs a painful punch in the solar plexus
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