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1

What are the roots of the brachial plexus?

C5 to 8 and T1

2

What are the three trunks?

Superior, Middle and Inferior

3

What are the roots of the superior trunk?

C5 and C6

4

What is the root of the middle trunk?

C7

5

What are the roots of the inferior trunk?

C8 and T1

6

What are the three cords?

Lateral, posterior and medial

7

What forms the lateral cord?

The anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks

8

What forms the posterior cord?

The posterior division of all three trunks

9

What forms the medial cord?

The anterior division of the inferior trunk

10

What are the five main branches?

Musculocutaneous, axillary, median, radial and ulnar

11

What cord(s) forms the musculocutaneous branch?

Lateral cord

12

What are the roots of the musculocutaneous branch?

C5, C6 and C7

13

What forms the axillary branch?

The posterior cord

14

What are the roots of the axillary branch?

C5 ad C6

15

What forms the radial branch?

The posterior cord

16

What are the roots of the radial branch?

All of them!

17

What forms the median branch?

The lateral and medial cords

18

What are the roots of the median branch?

C6 - C8 and T1
So all but C5

19

What forms the ulnar branch?

The medial cord

20

What are the roots of the ulnar branch?

C8 and T1

21

What makes the M you look for?

Musculocutaneous
Median
Ulnar