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nerve to obturator internus


Definition: motor branch from L5–S1 components of sacral plexus that exits the greater sciatic foramen and crosses the sacrospinous ligament to supply the obturator internus (muscle).

Synonym(s): nervus musculi obturatorii interniTA

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