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medial cutaneous nerve of arm


Definition: arises from the medial cord of the brachial plexus, unites in the axilla with the lateral cutaneous branch of the second intercostal nerve, and supplies the skin of the medial side of the arm.

Synonym(s): nervus cutaneus brachii medialisTA, medial brachial cutaneous nerve, lesser internal cutaneous nerve, Wrisberg nerve1

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