Medical Dictionary

sural nerve

noun

Medical Definition of sural nerve

  1. :  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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