median nerve n.
A nerve that is formed by the union of the medial and lateral roots from the medial and lateral cords of the brachial plexus and supplies the muscular branches in the anterior region of the forearm and the muscular and cutaneous branches in the hand.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a vertical plane that divides an organism into symmetrical halves. median plane n. A vertical plane along the midline of the body dividing the body into right and left halves. Also called midsagittal plane.
- Median rhinoscopy
median rhinoscopy n. Examination of the roof of the nasal cavity and openings of the posterior ethmoidal cells and sphenoidal sinus using a long-bladed nasal speculum or a nasopharyngoscope.
- Median sacral vein
median sacral vein n. An unpaired vein that accompanies the middle sacral artery and empties into the left common iliac vein.
- Median rhomboid glossitis
median rhomboid glossitis n. A congenital disorder of the tongue characterized by a rhomboid or ovoid, sometimes elevated red area in the dorsal midline, just anterior to the vallate papillae, that lacks lingual papillae.