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genital branch of genitofemoral nerve


Definition: branch of genitofemoral nerve distributed to skin of anterior scrotum (male) or labia majora (female) and adjacent thigh and supplying a motor branch to the cremaster muscle. Usually passes through deep inguinal ring and canal.

Synonym(s): ramus genitalis nervi genitofemoralisTA, external spermatic nerve, nervus spermaticus externus

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