Cervical spinal nerve 1

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Cervical spinal nerve
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The plan of the cervical and brachial plexuses
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The spinal cord with spinal nerves
Latin Nervi spinalis
Anatomical terminology

The cervical spinal nerve 1 (C1) is a spinal nerve of the cervical segment.[1] C1 is unique in that all other spinal nerves have both sensory and motor fibres, whereas C1 only carries motor fibres.

It originates from the spinal column from above the cervical vertebra 1 (C1).

Muscles innervated by this nerve are:


  1. ^ American Medical Association Nervous System -- Groups of Nerves