obturator nerve

noun

Medical Definition of obturator nerve

: a branch of the lumbar plexus that arises from the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves and that supplies the hip and knee joints, the adductor muscles of the thigh, and the skin

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“Obturator nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/obturator%20nerve. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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