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.

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.
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