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Medical Term:

lateral mammary branches of lateral pectoral cutaneous branches of intercostal nerves

 

Definition: branches arising from the lateral cutaneous branches of the anterior rami of spinal nerves (intercostal nerves) T-3 to T-6 that run anteriorly to supply the lateral aspect of the breast.

Synonym(s): rami mammarii laterales ramorum cutaneorum lateralium nervorum intercostaliumTA, lateral mammary branches of lateral cutaneous branches of thoracic spinal nerves, rami mammarii laterales ramorum cutaneorum lateralis nervorum thoracicorum

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