Cervical spinal nerve 1

The cervical spinal nerve 1 (C1) is a spinal nerve of the cervical segment.[1] C1 carries predominantly motor fibres, but also a small meningeal branch that supplies sensation to parts of the dura around the foramen magnum (via dorsal rami).

Cervical spinal nerve
The plan of the cervical and brachial plexuses
The spinal cord with spinal nerves
LatinNervi spinalis
Anatomical terminology

It originates from the spinal column from above the cervical vertebra 1 (C1).

Muscles innervated by this nerve are:


  1. "Nervous System — Groups of Nerves" from spinalcordinjuryzone.com. Published February 23, 2004. Archived Dec 23, 2011. Retrieved June 12, 2018.

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