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Brachial Plexus

"Brachial Plexus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The large network of nerve fibers which distributes the innervation of the upper extremity. The brachial plexus extends from the neck into the axilla. In humans, the nerves of the plexus usually originate from the lower cervical and the first thoracic spinal cord segments (C5-C8 and T1), but variations are not uncommon.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Brachial Plexus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Brachial Plexus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2018
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