iliohypogastric nerve

[ĭl′ē-ō-hī′pə-găstrĭk]

n.

A nerve that arises from the first lumbar nerve and supplies the abdominal muscles and the skin of the lower part of the anterior abdominal wall.

Nearby words

  1. internal thoracic vein,
  2. internal traction,
  3. internal urethral opening,
  4. internal version,
  5. internal-combustion,
  6. internalization,
  7. internalize,
  8. internally,
  9. internasal suture,
  10. internat.


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