lumbar nerve

noun

Medical Definition of lumbar nerve

: any nerve of the five pairs of spinal nerves of the lumbar region of which one on each side passes out below each lumbar vertebra and the upper four unite by connecting branches into a lumbar plexus

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“Lumbar nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lumbar%20nerve. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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