transverse cervical nerve


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trans·verse cer·vi·cal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the cervical plexus that supplies the skin over the anterior triangle of the neck.

transverse cervical nerve

a branch of the cervical plexus arising from the anterior rami of the second and third cervical nerves that provides cutaneous innervation to the neck.

trans·verse cer·vi·cal nerve

(trans-vĕrs' sĕr'vi-kăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the cervical plexus that supplies the skin over the anterior triangle of the neck.
Synonym(s): nervus transversus colli [TA] .
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Previously established communications with branches of C2 and C3 have become communications with the greater auricular and transverse cervical nerves.
Previous communications with branches of cervical nerves have now become communications with the lesser occipital and transverse cervical nerves.

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