lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh n.
A nerve that arises from the second and third lumbar nerves and supplies the skin of the anterolateral and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the fissure separating the frontal, temporal, and parietal lobes of the cerebrum.
- Lateral fold
lateral fold n. Any of the ventral foldings of the lateral margins of the embryonic disk that establish the definitive embryonic body form.
- Lateral funiculus
lateral funiculus n. The lateral white column of the spinal cord between the points of exit and entry of the anterior and posterior nerve roots.
- Lateral geniculate body
lateral geniculate body n. The lateral mass of a pair of small oval masses that protrude slightly from the posteroinferior aspects of the thalamus, serving as a processing station in the major pathway from the retina to the cerebral cortex.