lateral root of median nerve

lat·er·al root of me·di·an nerve

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the part of the median nerve arising from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus.
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LC, lateral cord of brachial plexus; MC, medial cord of brachial plexus; m, muscle; n, nerve; 1st, first lateral root of median nerve; 2nd, second lateral root of median nerve; 3rd, medial root of median nerve.
INTRODUCTION: The Median nerve is normally formed by the union of two roots: lateral root of median nerve coming from the lateral cord (C5, C6, C7) of brachial plexus and medial root coming from the medial cord (C8, T1) of brachial plexus.