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Henry Gray (1825–1861).  Anatomy of the Human Body.  1918.
  The trunk of the axillary nerve gives off an articular filament which enters the shoulder-joint below the Subscapularis.

FIG. 811– Cutaneous nerves of right upper extremity. Anterior view. (See enlarged image)

FIG. 812– Diagram of segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right upper extremity. Anterior view. (See enlarged image)

  The Musculocutaneous Nerve (n. musculocutaneus) (Fig. 816) arises from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus, opposite the lower border of the Pectoralis minor, its fibers being derived from the fifth, sixth, and seventh cervical nerves. It pierces the Coracobrachialis muscle and passes obliquely between the Biceps brachii and the Brachialis, to the lateral side of the arm; a little above the elbow it pierces the deep fascia lateral to the tendon of the Biceps brachii and is continued into the forearm as the lateral antibrachial cutaneous nerve. In its course through


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