Nerve to the subclavius

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Nerve: Nerve to the subclavius
Brachial plexus.jpg
Plan of brachial plexus. (Nerve to subclavius labeled at top center.)
The right brachial plexus with its short branches, viewed from in front.
Latin nervus subclavius
Gray's p.933
Innervates subclavius muscle
From C5–C6 of brachial plexus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The nerve to the Subclavius (or subclavian nerve) is a small filament, which arises from the point of junction of the fifth and sixth cervical nerves.

It descends to the subclavius muscle in front of the third part of the subclavian artery and the lower trunk of the plexus, and is usually connected by a filament with the phrenic nerve.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.