Medical Definition of Circumflex nerve

1. 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. Synonym: nervus axillaris, circumflex nerve. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumflex Nerve

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circumflex artery
circumflex artery of the thigh
circumflex branch of left coronary artery
circumflex femoral arteries
circumflex femoral vein
circumflex fibular artery
circumflex humeral arteries
circumflex humeral artery
circumflex iliac arteries
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex nerve (current term)
circumflex scapular artery
circumflex vein
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