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Medical Term:

accessory phrenic nerves

Definition

accessory nerve strands that arise from the fifth cervical nerve, often as branches of the nerve to the subclavius, passing downward to join the phrenic nerve.

Synonym(s): nervi phrenici accessoriiTA

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