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Cervical plexus

Introduction: Cervical plexus

Description of Cervical plexus

Cervical plexus: a nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cervical plexus: A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four cervical spinal cord segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head, and motor fibers to muscles of the cervical spinal column, infrahyoid muscles, and the diaphragm.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cervical plexus: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cervical plexus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Cervical plexus

The following list attempts to classify Cervical plexus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • nerve plexus
  • plexus,rete
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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