supraclavicular nerve

noun

Medical Definition of supraclavicular nerve

: any of three nerves that are descending branches of the cervical plexus arising from the third and fourth cervical nerves and that supply the skin over the upper chest and shoulder

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“Supraclavicular nerve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/supraclavicular%20nerve. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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