Medial cord

The medial cord is a division of the brachial plexus.[1]

Medial cord
Plan of brachial plexus. (Medial cord is at bottom left.)
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 - lower trunk
Tomedian pectoral
medial brachial cutaneous
medial antebrachial cutaneous
Latinfasciculus medialis plexus brachialis
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The medial cord gives rise to the following nerves:

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  1. Watson, Caroline C. (2015). "Anatomy of the Medial Cord and its Branches". Nerves and Nerve Injuries. pp. 537–545. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-410390-0.00041-X. ISBN 9780124103900.

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