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supraclavicular part of brachial plexus


Definition: the part of the brachial plexus that lies superior to the clavicle; it includes the roots, trunks, and divisions that give rise to the dorsal scapular, long thoracic, suprascapular and subclavian nerves.

Synonym(s): pars supraclavicularis plexus brachialisTA

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