PHRENIC NERVE

a nerve which initializes within the cervical plexus of the neck and transmits sensory and motor branches to the diaphragm, heart, and other portions of the abdomen and chest.

PHRENIC NERVE: "The phrenic nerve was immediately severed in the accident."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHRENIC NERVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phrenic-nerve/ (accessed May 8, 2021).
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