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Brachial plexus

Introduction: Brachial plexus

Description of Brachial plexus

Brachial plexus: a network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Brachial plexus: The large network of nerve fibers which distributes the innervation of the upper extremity. The brachial plexus extends from the neck into the axilla. In humans, the nerves of the plexus usually originate from the lower cervical and the first thoracic spinal cord segments (C5-C8 and T1), but variations are not uncommon.
Source: MeSH 2007

Brachial plexus: Related Topics

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Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Brachial plexus

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Hierarchical classifications of Brachial plexus

The following list attempts to classify Brachial 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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