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Medical Term:

transverse cervical nerve


a branch of the cervical plexus that supplies the skin over the anterior triangle of the neck.

Synonym(s): nervus transversus colliTA, nervus transversus cervicalis, cutaneous cervical nerve, nervus cervicalis superficialis, superficial cervical nerve, transverse nerve of neck

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