wrisberg's nerve

Usage: usually capitalized W
Etymology: after Heinrich A. Wrisberg died 1808
2. : the medial brachial cutaneous nerve

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  • nerve of Wrisberg — nerve of Wris·berg riz .bərg,Ger vris .berk n 1) NERVUS INTERMEDIUS 2) a small nerve of the upper arm arising from the brachial plexus and distributed esp. to the skin of the medial side H. A. Wrisberg see CARTILAGE OF WRISBERG …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve of Wrisberg — The nerve of Wrisberg (named for Heinrich August Wrisberg) can refer to: Medial cutaneous nerve of arm A branch of the facial nerve This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • nerve of wrisberg — ˈrizˌbərg, Ger ˈvrisˌberk Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: after Heinrick A. Wrisberg died 1808 German anatomist : glossopalatine nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerve of Wrisberg — noun see glossopalatine nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wrisberg — Heinrich A., German anatomist and gynecologist, 1739–1808. See W. cartilage, W. ganglia, under ganglion, W. ligament, W. nerve, W. tubercle …   Medical dictionary

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  • Medial cutaneous nerve of arm — Nerve: Medial cutaneous nerve of arm Diagram of segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right upper extremity. Anterior view. Medial Brachial Cutan. T1 T2 labeled near center, in yellow …   Wikipedia

  • cartilage of Wrisberg — cartilage of Wris·berg riz .bərg, vris .berk n CUNEIFORM CARTILAGE Wris·berg vris .berk Heinrich August (1739 1808) German anatomist. A professor of anatomy, Wrisberg published a number of works containing original anatomical descriptions. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nervio de Wrisberg — El nervio de Wrisberg es el nombre que reciben fascículos nerviosos provenientes de dos nervios distintos: El nervio facial: del que procede el nervio de Wrisberg para proveer inervación somaticas, sensoriales, secretantes y motoras de la lengua… …   Wikipedia Español

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