nerve of Wrisberg

nerve of Wris·berg -'riz-.bərg,Ger -'vris-.berk n
1) NERVUS INTERMEDIUS
2) a small nerve of the upper arm arising from the brachial plexus and distributed esp. to the skin of the medial side H. A. Wrisberg see CARTILAGE OF WRISBERG

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