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Medical Term:

cutaneous branch of mixed nerve


Definition: branch of a mixed spinal nerve (or its derivatives) innervating skin; such branches would convey mostly somatic sensory but also visceral motor fibers (postsynaptic sympathetic fibers for vasomotion and pilomotion).

Synonym(s): ramus cutaneus nervi mixtiTA

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