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Median Nerve

A major nerve of the upper extremity. In humans, the fibers 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.

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Tree Number(s): A08.800.800.720.050.500

MeSH Unique ID: D008475

Entry Terms:

  • Median Nerves
  • Nerve, Median
  • Nerves, Median

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