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superior gluteal nerve in Medicine

superior gluteal nerve

n.
  1. A nerve that arises from the fourth and fifth lumbar nerves and the first sacral nerve and supplies the gluteus medius and minimus muscles and tensor muscle of the broad fascia.
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