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Erb point(erb poynt)
A point posterior to the sternocleidomastoid muscle 2-3 cm above the clavicle, overlying the transverse process of the sixth cervical vertebra and the emergence of cutaneous branches of the cervicle plexus.
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The point on the side of the neck 2 to 3 cm above the clavicle and in front of the transverse process of the sixth cervical vertebra. Electrical stimulation over this area causes various arm muscles to contract.
See also: Erb, Wilhelm
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