anterior crural nerve

anterior crural nerve n FEMORAL NERVE

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  • anterior crural nerve — noun one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh • Syn: ↑femoral nerve, ↑nervus femoralis • Hypernyms: ↑spinal nerve, ↑nervus spinalis • Part Holonyms: ↑thigh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anterior crural intermuscular septum — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = septum intermusculare cruris anterius GraySubject = 129 GrayPage = 480 Caption = Cross section through middle of leg. Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve — Nerve: Anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views. (Anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve in yellow, near center, on both sides.) …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve to the Piriformis — Nerve: Nerve to the Piriformis Plan of sacral plexus and pudendal plexus. (Label to piriformis is at center left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve to obturator internus — Nerve: Nerve to obturator internus Plan of sacral plexus and pudendal plexus. (Nerve to the Obturator internus and Gemellus superior labeled at lower left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve to quadratus femoris — Nerve: Nerve to quadratus femoris Plan of sacral plexus and pudendal plexus. Latin nervus musculi quadratus femoris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • femoral nerve — noun one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh • Syn: ↑nervus femoralis, ↑anterior crural nerve • Hypernyms: ↑spinal nerve, ↑nervus spinalis • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinal nerve — noun any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal) • Syn: ↑nervus spinalis • Hypernyms: ↑nerve, ↑nervus • Hyponyms: ↑femoral nerve, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • femoral nerve — n the largest branch of the lumbar plexus that in humans comes from the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves and supplies extensor muscles of the thigh and skin areas on the front of the thigh and medial surface of the leg and foot and that… …   Medical dictionary

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