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Cervical Plexus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cervical Plexus
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.150
Unique ID
D002572
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002572
Scope Note
A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four CERVICAL SPINAL CORD segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head. It also distributes motor fibers to muscles of the cervical SPINAL COLUMN, infrahyoid muscles, and the DIAPHRAGM.
Entry Term(s)
See Also
Cervical Plexus Block
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/06
Cervical Plexus Preferred
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