ilioinguinal nerve


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Related to ilioinguinal nerve: iliohypogastric nerve

il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

[TA]
terminal branch, with the iliohypogastric nerve, the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labia majora.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA]

ilioinguinal nerve

a nerve that provides cutaneous innervation to the upper medial thigh, the root of the penis and the anterior surface of the scrotum in men, or the mons pubis and labia majora in women. Through its course, it also supplies branches to the abdominal musculature.

il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

(il'ē-ō-ing'gwi-năl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labium majus.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA] .

ilioinguinal nerve

A sensory nerve originating in the lumbar plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segment L1. It runs with the spermatic cord (in males) or the round ligament (in females) through the internal inguinal ring to the skin of the scrotum or labium majus. It innervates the skin of the proximal and medial thigh and of the scrotum or labium majus.
See also: nerve
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Comparison of the effectiveness of bilateral ilioinguinal nerve block and wound infiltration for postoperative analgesia after caesarean section.
The investigators located the entrance and termination points of 13 iliohypogastric and 16 ilioinguinal nerves, devising nerve maps to show their course in individuals and the group as a whole.
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