Definition of Median nerve

1. Noun. (anatomy) A nerve in the upper limb in humans and other animals, formed from parts of the medial and lateral cords of the brachial plexus, and compression of which causes carpal tunnel syndrome. ¹



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Medical Definition of Median nerve

1. A major nerve of the upper extremity. In humans, the fibres of the median nerve originate in the lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord (usually c6 to t1), travel via the brachial plexus, and supply sensory and motor innervation to parts of the forearm and hand. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Median Nerve

median bar of Mercier
median basilic vein
median cephalic vein
median cubital vein
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median eminence
median frontal sulcus
median glossoepiglottic fold
median groove of tongue
median laryngotomy
median line
median lithotomy
median longitudinal raphe of tongue
median mandibular point
median maxillary anterior alveolar cleft
median nerve (current term)
median nerves
median palatal cyst
median palatine suture
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median retruded relation
median rhinoscopy
median sacral artery
median sacral crest
median sacral vein
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median sternotomy
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median sulcus of fourth ventricle

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