sural nerve

noun

: any of several nerves in the region of the calf of the leg
especially : one formed by the union of a branch of the tibial nerve with a branch of the common peroneal nerve that supplies branches to the skin of the back of the leg and sends a continuation to the little toe by way of the lateral side of the foot

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“Sural nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sural%20nerve. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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