brachial plexus


brachial plexus

noun

Definition of BRACHIAL PLEXUS

:  a network of nerves lying mostly in the armpit and supplying nerves to the chest, shoulder, and arm

First Known Use of BRACHIAL PLEXUS

circa 1860

brachial plexus

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRACHIAL PLEXUS

: a complex network of nerves that is formed chiefly by the lower four cervical nerves and the first thoracic nerve, lies partly within the axilla, and supplies nerves to the chest, shoulder, and arm

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