posterior cord

posterior cord
posterior cord n a cord of nerve tissue that is formed from the posterior divisions of the three trunks of the brachial plexus and that divides into the axillary and radial nerves compare LATERAL CORD, MEDIAL CORD

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  • Posterior thoracic nucleus — Diagram showing a few of the connections of afferent (sensory) fibers of the posterior root with the efferent fibers from the ventral column and with the various long ascending fasciculi. (Dorsal nucleus labeled at center right.) …   Wikipedia

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