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anterior abdominal cutaneous branch of intercostal nerve


Definition: continuation of the anterior rami of spinal nerves (intercostal nerves) T7–T11 distal to the origin of the lateral cutaneous branches; distributed to anterior abdominal wall.

Synonym(s): ramus cutaneus anterior abdominalis nervi intercostalisTA

See Also: thoracoabdominal nerves, under nerve

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