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Medical Term:

medial pectoral nerve


a nerve that arises from the medial cord of the brachial plexus to supply the pectoral muscles; usually pierces the pectoralis minor, then continues to supply mainly the sternocostal portion of pectoralis major.

Synonym(s): nervus pectoralis medialisTA, medial anterior thoracic nerve

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