Axillary nerve



axillary nerve

axillary nerve n.
A nerve that arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus in the axilla and supplies the deltoid and teres minor muscles.
Historical Examples

There is acute pain on attempting to abduct the arm, and there may be localised tenderness in the region of the axillary nerve.
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