genitofemoral nerve

gen·i·to·fem·o·ral nerve -'fem-(ə-)rəl- n a nerve that arises from the first and second lumbar nerves and is distributed by way of branches to the skin of the scrotum or the labia majora and to the upper anterior aspect of the thigh

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nervus genitofemoralis.

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