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Median Nerve

Introduction: Median Nerve

Description of Median Nerve

Median Nerve: A major nerve of the upper extremity. In humans, the fibers of the median nerve originate in the lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord (usually C6 to T1), travel via the brachial plexus, and supply sensory and motor innervation to parts of the forearm and hand.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Median Nerve as an Organ

Median Nerve (organ): The median nerve is a paired nerve that arises from some of the spinal nerves...more »

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