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Medical Term:

lateral pectoral nerve


Definition: a nerve that arises from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus usually passing medial to pectoralis minor to supply the sternoclavicular head of pectoralis major.

Synonym(s): nervus pectoralis lateralisTA, lateral anterior thoracic nerve

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