lateral cord of brachial plexus


A fasciculus formed by the anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks, giving rise to the lateral pectoral nerve and terminating by dividing into the musculocutaneous nerve and the lateral root of the median nerve.

Nearby words

  1. lateral bud,
  2. lateral canal,
  3. lateral cartilage of nose,
  4. lateral cerebral sulcus,
  5. lateral column of spinal cord,
  6. lateral cuneiform bone,
  7. lateral cutaneous nerve of calf,
  8. lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm,
  9. lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh,
  10. lateral fissure

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