subscapular nerves

(redirected from nervi subscapulares)

sub·scap·u·lar nerves

[TA]
two branches of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus, an upper and lower, supplying the subscapularis muscle; the lower subscapular nerve also supplies the teres major muscle.
Synonym(s): nervi subscapulares [TA]

subscapular nerves

branches of the brachial plexus that innervate the subscapularis muscle. The inferior subscapular nerve also innervates the teres major muscles.

sub·scap·u·lar nerves

(sŭb-skap'yū-lăr nĕrvz) [TA]
Two branches of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus, an upper and a lower, supplying the subscapularis muscle; the lower subscapular nerve also supplies the teres major muscle.
Synonym(s): nervi subscapulares.