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Noun: radial nerve
  1. Largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles
    - nervus radialis, musculospiral nerve

Derived forms: radial nerves

Type of: nerve, nervus

Encyclopedia: Radial nerve