thoracic nerve

noun

: any of the spinal nerves of the thoracic region that consist of 12 pairs of which one pair emerges just below each thoracic vertebra

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“Thoracic nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thoracic%20nerve. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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