musculocutaneous nerve

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musculocutaneous nerve

[¦məs·kyə·lō·kyü′tā·nē·əs ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A branch of the brachial plexus with both motor and somatic sensory components; innervates flexor muscles of the upper arm, and skin of the lateral aspect of the forearm.
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The musculocutaneus nerve was localized in the area of the sheath between coracobrachialis and biceps muscles.
Motor response of the musculocutaneus nerve was recorded from the biceps muscle, the axillary nerve from the deltoid muscle, and the radial nerve from the triceps muscle by using superficial electrodes.
Musculocutaneus nerve is the main nerve supply of Brachialis but its dorsolateral part is supplied by Radial nerve.