medial antebrachial cutaneousnerve


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me·di·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of fore·arm

(mē'dē-ăl kyū-tā'nē-ŭs nĕrv fōr'ahrm) [TA]
Arises from the medial cord of the brachial plexus, passes downward in company with the brachial artery and then the basilic vein, and supplies the skin of the anterior and ulnar surfaces of the forearm.
Synonym(s): lesser internal cutaneous nerve, medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve, medial brachial cutaneous nerve, nervus cutaneus antebrachii medialis, nervus cutaneus brachii medialis, Wrisberg nerve.
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medial antebrachial cutaneousnerve

A sensory nerve originating in the medial cord of the brachial plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segments C8–T1, which innervates skin on the medial side of the forearm.
Synonym: medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm
See also: nerve
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