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Medical Term:

upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm


Definition: the terminal branch of the axillary nerve supplying the skin over the lower portion of the deltoid and for a distance below its insertion.

Synonym(s): nervus cutaneus brachii lateralis superiorTA, superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve

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