a network of nerves in the armpits and neck, innervating the shoulders, arms, and hands.
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Origin of brachial plexus
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby brachial plexus
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Medical definitions for brachial plexus
A network of nerves located in the neck and axilla, composed of the anterior branches of the lower four cervical and first two thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the chest, shoulder, and arm.
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