iliohypogastric nerve


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to iliohypogastric nerve: ilioinguinal nerve, genitofemoral nerve

il·i·o·hy·po·gas·tric nerve

[TA]
terminal branch, with ilioinguinal nerve, of the first lumbar nerve; it supplies the abdominal muscles and the skin of the lower part of the anterior abdominal wall.

iliohypogastric nerve

a nerve with branches that innervate the posterolateral gluteal skin and the skin in the pubic region, as well as the abdominal musculature.

il·i·o·hy·po·gas·tric nerve

(il'ē-ō-hī-pō-gas'trik nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the first lumbar nerve; it supplies the abdominal muscles and the skin of the lower part of the anterior abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): nervus iliohypogastricus [TA] .

iliohypogastric nerve

A sensory nerve originating in the lumbar plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segment L1. It runs parallel to the iliac crest and innervates the skin in a band from the upper lateral side of the buttock to the abdomen above the pubis.
See also: nerve
References in periodicals archive ?
Ilioinguinal iliohypogastric nerve blocks--before or after cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia?
2) However, it is not an easy technique to perform, because of anatomic variation of ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves.
Also, a large majority of athletes have tears or disruptions of the external oblique fascia, especially where the branches of the ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves exit the fascia.