thoracodorsal nerve

(redirected from Middle subscapular nerve)

tho·ra·co·dor·sal nerve

[TA]
arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus; it contains fibers from the sixth, seventh, and eighth cervical nerves and supplies the latissimus dorsi muscle.

tho·ra·co·dor·sal nerve

(thōr'ă-kō-dōr'săl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus; it contains fibers from the sixth, seventh, and eighth cervical nerves and supplies the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Synonym(s): nervus thoracodorsalis [TA] .

thoracodorsal nerve

A nerve originating in the posterior cord of the brachial plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segments C6–C8. It runs inside the posterior axillary wall and along the lateral edge of the back to innervate the latissimus dorsi muscle.
See also: nerve
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