Femoral nerve

femoral nerve n.
A nerve that arises from the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves and supplies the muscles and skin of the anterior region of the thigh.


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    femoral sheath n. The fascia enclosing the femoral vessels of the leg. Also called crural sheath.

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    femoral triangle n. A triangular space at the upper part of the thigh, bounded by the sartorius and adductor longus muscles and the inguinal ligament. Also called Scarpa’s triangle.

  • Femoral vein

    femoral vein n. A vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath and becomes the external iliac vein.

  • Femorotibial

    femorotibial fem·o·ro·tib·i·al (fěm’ə-rō-tĭb’ē-əl) adj. Relating to the femur and the tibia.

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