hypogastric nerve

noun

Medical Definition of hypogastric nerve

: a nerve or several parallel nerve bundles situated dorsal and medial to the common and the internal iliac arteries, crossing the branches of the internal iliac artery, and entering the inferior part of the hypogastric plexus

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“Hypogastric nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypogastric%20nerve. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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