Lower subscapular nerve

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Nerve: Lower subscapular nerve
Plan of brachial plexus. (Label for lower subscapular nerve at bottom center.)
Gray's subject #210 934
Innervates    Subscapularis, Teres major
From posterior cord
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The lower subscapular (inferior subscapular) supplies the lower part of the Subscapularis, and ends in the Teres major; the latter muscle is sometimes supplied by a separate branch. It consists of fibres from C5-6 spinal nerves, and branches off of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.

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