Medical Definition of Nervus axillaris

1. Arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus in the axilla, passes laterally and posteriorly through quadrangular space with the posterior circumflex artery, winding round the surgical neck of the humerus to supply the deltoid and teres minor muscles, terminating as the superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve. Synonym: nervus axillaris, circumflex nerve. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Axillaris

nervus abducens
nervus accessorius
nervus acusticus
nervus alveolaris inferior
nervus ampullaris anterior
nervus ampullaris lateralis
nervus ampullaris posterior
nervus antebrachii anterior
nervus antebrachii posterior
nervus articularis
nervus auricularis magnus
nervus auricularis posterior
nervus auriculotemporalis
nervus axillaris (current term)
nervus buccalis
nervus canalis pterygoidei
nervus cardiacus cervicalis inferior
nervus cardiacus cervicalis medius
nervus cardiacus cervicalis superior
nervus caroticotympanicus
nervus caroticus internus
nervus cervicalis superficialis
nervus ciliaris brevis
nervus ciliaris longus
nervus coccygeus
nervus cochlearis
nervus communicans fibularis
nervus communicans peroneus

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