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Meaning of "median nerve" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MEDIAN NERVE

median nerve  [ˈmiːdɪən nɜːv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEDIAN NERVE

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Median nerve is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MEDIAN NERVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

median nerve

Median nerve

The median nerve is a nerve in humans and other animals in the upper limb. It is one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus. The median nerve is formed from contributions from the lateral and medial cords of the brachial plexus, originating from ventral roots of C5, C6 & C7 and C8 & T1. The median nerve is the only nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the disability that results from the median nerve being pressed in the carpal tunnel.

Definition of median nerve in the English dictionary

The definition of median nerve in the dictionary is a nerve that carries impulses between a part of the body and the central nervous system.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEDIAN NERVE


conserve
kənˈsɜːv
curve
kɜːv
derv
dɜːv
deserve
dɪˈzɜːv
enerve
ɪˈnɜːv
incurve
ɪnˈkɜːv
innerve
ɪˈnɜːv
listserv
ˈlɪstˌsɜːv
lurve
lɜːv
MIRV
mɜːv
nerve
nɜːv
observe
əbˈzɜːv
perv
pɜːv
preserve
prɪˈzɜːv
recurve
rɪˈkɜːv
reserve
rɪˈzɜːv
serve
sɜːv
swerve
swɜːv
unnerve
ʌnˈnɜːv
verve
vɜːv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEDIAN NERVE

mediaeval
mediaevalism
mediaevalist
mediaevalistic
mediaevally
mediagenic
medial
medially
median
median lethal dose
median strip
medianly
mediant
mediastina
mediastinal
mediastinum
mediate
mediately
mediateness
mediating

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEDIAN NERVE

abducens nerve
abducent nerve
accessory nerve
acoustic nerve
cranial nerve
depressor nerve
facial nerve
glossopharyngeal nerve
hypoglossal nerve
lose one´s nerve
nature reserve
oculomotor nerve
olfactory nerve
optic nerve
sciatic nerve
touch a nerve
trigeminal nerve
trochlear nerve
ulnar nerve
vagus nerve
vestibulocochlear nerve

Synonyms and antonyms of median nerve in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «median nerve» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEDIAN NERVE

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Translator English - Chinese

正中神经
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nervio mediano
570 millions of speakers

English

median nerve
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मंझला तंत्रिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العصب المتوسط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Срединный нерв
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nervo mediano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মধ্যমা স্নায়ু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nerf médian
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saraf median
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mediannerv
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

正中神経
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정중 신경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Median syaraf
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dây thần kinh trung
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நரம்பு நரம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मध्यकेंद्रिक मज्जातंतू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Medyan sinir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nervo mediano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nerw
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серединний нерв
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nervului median
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

του μέσου νεύρου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mediane senuwee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mediannerven
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

median nerve
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about median nerve

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEDIAN NERVE»

Discover the use of median nerve in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to median nerve and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records
Needle injury to the median nerve in the antecubital fossa (inner elbow) during a blood drawing procedure and the insertion of PICC lines can result in the same injury. An important issue related to nerve injuries is the angle of the needle ...
Patricia W. Iyer, Barbara J. Levin, Mary Ann Shea, 2006
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Conservative Management of Sports Injuries
The greatest majority of median nerve injuries involve the carpal tunnel following forced extension of the wrist or ... Proximal forearm injuries resulting in median nerve neuropathy occur much less frequently than injuries to the median nerve at  ...
Thomas E. Hyde, Marianne S. Gengenbach, 2007
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Clinical Electromyography: Nerve Conduction Studies
Median nerve. First dorsal intcrosseous Ulnar nerve -Hypothenar muscles nerve needle electrode was recorded in the median nerve at the elbow with stimulation of digit V, which was not recordable after procaine infiltration of the ulnar nerve ...
Shin J. Oh, 2003
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Atlas of Interventional Pain Management
Median nerve block at the elbow is useful in supplementing brachial plexus block when additional anesthesia is needed in the distribution of the median nerve. In addition to applications for surgical anesthesia, median nerve block at the ...
Steven D. Waldman, 2009
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MRI of the Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand
The median nerve is a malleable structure that changes shape in real-time sonography with movement of the flexor tendons. It is not surprising that flattening of the nerve is not as reliable a measurement. Significant differences in flattening  ...
Christine B. Chung, Lynne S. Steinbach, 2009
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Nerve and Vascular Injuries in Sports Medicine
In the antecubital region the most widely recognized anatomic sites of potential median nerve entrapment include the ligament of Struthers, lacer- tus fibrosus, pronator teres muscle, and sublimis arch of the flexor digitorum superficialis ...
Venu Akuthota, Stanley A. Herring, 2009
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Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An Anatomical Approach
Figure 1-1 Median nerve in upper arm. The median nerve remains slightly lateral and superficial to the brachial artery as it passes down the arm. About halfway down the arm, the median nerve crosses over the top of the brachial artery and ...
Stephen Russell, 2011
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Ultrasound: A Practical Approach to Clinical Problems
... high wrist load such as fencing, racquet sports, gymnastics, weight lifting, sewing, typing, and instrument playing. Median Nerve Carpal tunnel syndrome ( CTS) is neuropathy of the median nerve, occurring in either acute or chronic setting.
Edward I. Bluth, 2000
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Guidelines and Gamuts in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: US Features Palmar bowing of flexor retinaculum (>4 mm) 1ncrease size of median nerve (>10 mm2) proximal to carpal tunnel Flattening ratio >3 within the distal carpal tunnel Associated pathology ( tenosynovitis) ...
Rethy Chhem, Etienne Cardinal, 1999
10
Phlebotomy Best Practices: A Case Study Approach
Key Words: basilic vein • hematoma • median nerve • nerve damage QUESTIONS 1. What complications have occurred? 2. What is the recommended needle angle for entering a vein? 3. How severe is the problem? 4. Is Madeline liable for ...
Carol Ann Itatani, Norma Shipp, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEDIAN NERVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term median nerve is used in the context of the following news items.
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BLOG: Double Trouble: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or The Creepy …
... responsible for it can increase the pressure in this relatively narrow and inflexible space, compressing the median nerve that runs through it. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
2
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Improves Motor Nerve Function After …
Dr. Lee: We studied peripheral nerve function in both the upper (median nerve at the wrist) and lower limbs (peroneal nerve near the fibular ... «Medical Research News and Interviews on MedicalResearch.com, Jul 15»
3
Are All Hand Pain from Carpal Tunnel?
Well, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is by definition a compression of a nerve in the wrist, specifically the Median Nerve. Most people will experience ... «NewsReleaseWire.com, Jul 15»
4
Health Risks of Electronic Devices
The best known disease in this category is called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which results from pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. «The Women's International Perspective, Jul 15»
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Sensory loss series - touch
The median nerve is in the arm and is the only nerve that passes through the ... Damage to the median nerve can be caused by poor technique ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
6
The Shroud of Turin and Technoscience
Furthermore, modern physiology has shown that when the wrist is pierced, the punctured median nerve causes the thumb to move in reflex ... «National Catholic Register, Jul 15»
7
Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New …
The continual flexing and straightening of the wrist can cause damage to the median nerve as it passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. «PR Web, Jul 15»
8
Carpal tunnel syndrome can be persistent
Answer: Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression on the median nerve as it runs down the arm through a "tunnel" of bone and ... «St. George Daily Spectrum, Jun 15»
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Answer: What's your diagnosis? - Case 16
The carpal tunnel is a conduit in your wrist for the tendons that control the movement of your fingers, as well as the median nerve that controls ... «Health24, Jun 15»
10
Peripheral neuropathy's cause remains mystery for millions of …
Carpal tunnel syndrome, where the median nerve in the wrist is damaged, is one of the better known peripheral neuropathies where this is ... «Dayton Daily News, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Median nerve [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/median-nerve>. May 2020 ».
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