tibial nerve

(redirected from nervus tibialis)

tib·i·al nerve

[TA]
one of the two major divisions of the sciatic nerve, it courses down the back of the leg to terminate as the medial and lateral plantar nerves in the foot; it supplies the hamstring muscles, the muscles of the back of the leg (the dorsiflexors and invertors of the foot), and the plantar aspect of the foot, as well as the skin on the back of the leg and sole of the foot.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tib·i·al nerve

(tib'ē-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
One of the two major divisions of the sciatic nerve, itcourses down the back of the leg to terminate as the medial and lateral plantar nerves in the foot; it supplies the hamstring muscles, the muscles of the back of the leg (the dorsiflexors and invertors of the foot), and the plantar aspect of the foot, as well as the skin on the back of the leg and sole of the foot.
Synonym(s): nervus tibialis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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