lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve


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lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of fore·arm

[TA]
the terminal cutaneous branch of the musculocutaneous nerve that emerges between biceps brachii and brachialis muscles to supply the skin of the radial side of the forearm.

lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve

a continuation of the musculocutaneous nerve that innervates the skin over the radial side of the forearm and sometimes an area of skin of the back of the hand. Its modality is sensory.

lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of fore·arm

(lat'ĕr-ăl kyū-tā'nē-ŭs nĕrv fōr'ahrm) [TA]
The terminal cutaneous branch of the musculocutaneous nerve, which emerges between biceps brachii and brachialis muscles to supply the skin of the radial side of the forearm.
Synonym(s): lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve, nervus cutaneus antebrachii lateralis.

lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve

A sensory nerve that innervates the skin along the entire lateral surface of the forearm. It is the terminal branch of the musculocutaneous nerve.
Synonym: lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm
See also: nerve
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