Definition of Brachial plexus

1. Noun. A network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder.

Exact synonyms: Plexus Brachialis
Generic synonyms: Nerve Plexus



Medical Definition of Brachial plexus

1. A network of lower cervical and upper dorsal spinal nerves supplying the arm, forearm and hand. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brachial Plexus

braches
brachet
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brachia
brachial
brachial anaesthesia
brachial artery
brachial birth palsy
brachial cleft cyst
brachial fascia
brachial gland
brachial lymph nodes
brachial muscle
brachial neuritis
brachial plexitis
brachial plexus (current term)
brachial plexus neuropathy
brachial vein
brachial veins
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brachiator

Literary usage of Brachial plexus

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Lesions in the Domain of the brachial plexus This plexus may be involved by: (1) tumors near the spine or in the supraclavicular fossa; (2) direct and ..."

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