superficial branch of the radial nerve
Definition: cutaneous terminal branch, with deep (motor) branch, which runs under cover of the brachioradialis muscle to wrist, then supplies skin of proximal portion of the dorsal aspects of thumb, index, middle and lateral half of ring fingers and the portion of the dorsum of the hand located proximally.
Synonym(s): ramus superficialis nervi radialisTA
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