musculocutaneous nerve of leg


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su·per·fi·cial fib·u·lar nerve

[TA]
a branch of the common fibular (peroneal) nerve that passes downward in the lateral compartment of the leg to supply the fibularis (peroneus) longus and brevis muscles and terminate as the intermediate and medial dorsal cutaneous nerves supplying the skin of the dorsum of the foot and toes (except for adjacent sides of great and second toes).

musculocutaneous nerve of leg

(1) Deep peroneal nerve; nervus peroneus profundus [NA] 
(2) Superficial peroneal nerve; nervus peroneus superficialis [NA]

su·per·fi·cial fib·u·lar nerve

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl fib'yū'lăr nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of common fibular (peroneal) nerve that passes downward in lateral compartment of the leg to supply fibularis longus and brevis muscles and terminate as intermediate and medial dorsal cutaneous nerves supplying skin of dorsum of foot and toes (except for adjacent sides of great and second toes).
Synonym(s): musculocutaneous nerve of leg, nervus fibularis superficialis, nervus peroneus superficialis, superficial peroneal nerve.