Lateral cord

The lateral cord is a division of the brachial plexus. Cervical spinal nerves C5, C6, and C7 contribute to it.

Lateral cord
Plan of brachial plexus. (Lateral cord is at top.)
The right brachial plexus with its short branches, viewed from in front. The Sternomastoid and Trapezius muscles have been completely, the Omohyoid and Subclavius have been partially, removed; a piece has been sawed out of the clavicle; the Pectoralis muscles have been incised and reflected.
Frombrachial plexus - anterior divisions from the upper and middle trunks
Tolateral pectoral nerve
musculocutaneous nerve
median nerve
Latinfasciculus lateralis plexus brachialis
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The lateral cord gives rise to the following nerves:

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