genitofemoral nerve

(redirected from genitocrural nerve)

gen·i·to·fem·o·ral nerve

[TA]
arises from the first and second lumbar nerves, passes distally along the anterior surface of psoas major muscle and divides into genital and femoral branches.

gen·i·to·fem·o·ral nerve

(jen'i-tō-fem'ŏr-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the first and second lumbar nerves, passes distad along the anterior surface of psoas major muscle and divides into genital and femoral branches.
Synonym(s): nervus genitofemoralis [TA] .

genitofemoral nerve

A sensory nerve originating in the lumbar plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segments L2–L3. It runs along the surface of the psoas major muscle where it divides into a genital branch and a femoral branch; the branches innervate the skin of the scrotum or labium and the skin over the femoral triangle.
See also: nerve