Medical Dictionary

femoral nerve

noun

Medical Definition of FEMORAL NERVE

:  the largest branch of the lumbar plexus that in humans comes from the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves and supplies extensor muscles of the thigh and skin areas on the front of the thigh and medial surface of the leg and foot and that sends articular branches to the hip and knee joints—called also anterior crural nerve
May 24, 2015
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