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What forms the spinal accessory nerve innervating the trapezius?

C1-C5 cord levels contribute to the spinal root of the spinal accessory nerve


The latissimus dorsi is innervated by what nerve?

the thoracodorsal nerve


What forms the thoracodorsal nerve innervating the latissimus dorsi?

ventral rami from C6-C8


Which of the muscles of the true back are innervated by the dorsal scapular nerve?

levator scapulae, rhomboid major, rhomboid minor


What forms the dorsal scapular nerve?

the ventral ramus of C5