saphenous nerve

noun

Medical Definition of saphenous nerve

: a nerve that is the largest and longest branch of the femoral nerve and supplies the skin over the medial side of the leg

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“Saphenous nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saphenous%20nerve. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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