anterior divisions of brachial plexus

divisiones anteriores plexus brachialis.

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  • Brachial plexus — ] or Roots, Trunks, Divisions, Cords, Collateral/Pre terminal Branches, and (Terminal) Branches. * The five roots are the five anterior rami of the spinal nerves, after they have given off their segmental supply to the muscles of the neck. *… …   Wikipedia

  • lateral fasciculus of brachial plexus — fasciculus lateralis plexus brachialis [TA] lateral cord of brachial plexus: the lateral bundle of fibers of the brachial plexus, formed by the union of the anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks, C5 through C7, and from which arise …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus — A network or interjoining of nerves and blood vessel s or of lymphatic vessels. [L. a braid] abdominal aortic (nervous) p. [TA] an autonomic p. surrounding the abdominal aorta, directly continuous with the thoracic aortic p. superiorly and …   Medical dictionary

  • plexus brachialis — [TA] brachial plexus: a plexus originating from the anterior branches of the last four cervical spinal nerves and most of the anterior branch of the first thoracic spinal nerves. Situated partly in the neck and partly in the axilla, it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • divisiones anteriores plexus brachialis — [TA] anterior divisions of brachial plexus: the three anterior divisions into which each of the three trunks (superior, medial, and inferior) of the brachial plexus splits (see also divisiones posteriores plexus brachialis). The anterior… …   Medical dictionary

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  • trunci plexus brachialis — [TA] trunks of brachial plexus: the three trunks (superior, middle, and inferior) of the brachial plexus, arising from the anterior branches of the lower four cervical nerves and the first thoracic nerve near the lateral border of the scalenus… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sacral plexus — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus sacralis GraySubject = 213 GrayPage = 957 Caption = Plan of sacral and pudendal plexuses. Caption2 = Relations of the sacral plexus. Dissection of side wall of pelvis showing sacral and pudendal… …   Wikipedia

  • Lumbar plexus — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus lumbalis GraySubject = 212 GrayPage = 949 Caption = Plan of lumbar plexus. Caption2 = The lumbar plexus and its branches. Innervates = BranchFrom = L1 L4 BranchTo = MeshName = Lumbosacral+Plexus… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

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