interosseous nerve of leg

n.

A nerve branching off from one of the muscular branches of the tibial nerve and passing down over the posterior surface of the interosseous membrane, supplying it and the two bones of the leg.

Nearby words

  1. interoffice,
  2. interoperable,
  3. interosculate,
  4. interosseous artery,
  5. interosseous cartilage,
  6. interpage,
  7. interparietal suture,
  8. interparoxysmal,
  9. interpeduncular fossa,
  10. interpeduncular nucleus


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