lateral pectoral nerve(redirected from lateral anterior thoracic nerve)
lat·er·al pec·to·ral nerve[TA]
a nerve that arises from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus usually passing medial to pectoralis minor to supply the sternoclavicular head of pectoralis major.
lat·er·al pec·to·ral nerve(lat'ĕr-ăl pek'tŏr-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
lateral pectoral nerve
A motor nerve originating in the lateral cord of the brachial plexus and composed of axons from C5–C7. It innervates the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles.
See also: nerve