• pudendal
  • for example, constipation may overload the rectum and compress the urinary bladder, or childbirth might damage the pudendal nerves and later lead to anal weakness. (wikipedia.org)
  • pathway
  • Vagal afferent activation suppresses systemic inflammation via the splanchnic anti-inflammatory pathway. (nih.gov)
  • diaphragm
  • These nerves are bound in a narrow compartment made up of the tibial body and pleura laterally, the posterior mediastinum ventrally, and the pleural attachment to the vertebral body dorsally and the crua of the diaphragm caudally. (mhmedical.com)
  • rectum
  • The nerves regulate the emptying of the urinary bladder, control opening and closing of the internal urethral sphincter, influence motility in the rectum as well as sexual functions like erection. (wikipedia.org)