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Medical Term:

posterior divisions of (trunks of) brachial plexus


Definition: of the two divisions of the superior, middle, and inferior trunks of the brachial plexus, those destined to serve the posterior or extensor compartments of the upper limb.

Synonym(s): divisiones posteriores plexus brachialisTA

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