lateral brachial cutaneous nerve

noun

: a continuation of the posterior branch of the axillary nerve that supplies the skin of the lateral aspect of the upper arm over the distal part of the deltoid muscle and the adjacent head of the triceps brachii

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“Lateral brachial cutaneous nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20brachial%20cutaneous%20nerve. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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