posterior cord

noun

: a cord of nerve tissue that is formed from the posterior divisions of the three trunks of the brachial plexus and that divides into the axillary and radial nerves compare lateral cord, medial cord

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“Posterior cord.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/posterior%20cord. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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