lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh


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lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of thigh

[TA]
arises from the lumbar plexus, conveying fibers from the second and third lumbar nerves, supplies the skin of the anterolateral and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
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lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of thigh

(lat'ĕr-ăl kyū-tā'nē-ŭs nĕrv thī) [TA]
Arises from the lumbar plexus, conveying fibers from the second and third lumbar nerves, supplies the skin of the anterolateral and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
Synonym(s): lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, nervus cutaneus femoris lateralis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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