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posterior cervical (nerve) plexus


Definition: not traditionally described with the major nerve plexuses, all of which are formed by anterior rami, this refers to the posterior rami of the upper cervical spinal nerves and the relatively small communicating branches that extend between them.

Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) cervicalis posteriorTA

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