axillary nerve

<anatomy, nerve> Arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus in the axilla, passes laterally and posteriorly through quadrangular space with the posterior circumflex artery, winding round the surgical neck of the humerus to supply the deltoid and teres minor muscles, terminating as the superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve. ... ...
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axillary nerve

origin, posterior cord of brachial plexus (C5–C6); branches, lateral superior cutaneous nerve of arm and muscular branches; distribution, deltoid and teres minor muscles, skin on back of arm; modality, motor and general sensory.
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axillary nerve

(from the article `nervous system, human`) ...medial and lateral pectoral (to pectoralis minor and major), long thoracic (to serratus anterior), thoracodorsal (to latissimus dorsi), and ...
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axillary nerve

Type: Term Definitions: 1. nerve that arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus in the axilla, passes laterally and posteriorly through the quadrangular space with the posterior circumflex humeral artery; muscular branches pass to the teres minor and wind around the surgical neck of the humerus to the deltoid; terminates as the superior...
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Axillary nerve

The axillary nerve or the circumflex nerve is a nerve of the human body, that originates from the brachial plexus (upper trunk, posterior division, posterior cord) at the level of the axilla (armpit) and carries nerve fibers from C5 and C6. The axillary nerve travels through the quadrangular space with the posterior circumflex humeral artery and v...
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