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Phrenic nerve lesion and effect on diaphragm

What effect would a lesion on the phrenic nerve gave on the action of the diaphragm?

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The phrenic nerve contains motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the diaphragm. Therefore, a lesion on ...

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The effects of a lesion on the phrenic nerve which gave the action of the diaphragm is determined.