superior cluneal nerve

su·pe·ri·or clu·ne·al nerve

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr klū'nē-ăl nĕrv)
Terminal branches of the dorsal primary rami of the lumbar nerves, supplying the skin of the upper half of the gluteal region.
Synonym(s): nervi clunium superiores.
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