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Medical Term:

lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh


Definition: 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): nervus cutaneus femoris lateralisTA, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve

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