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Medical Term:

lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh


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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