lateral plane n.
An Addison’s clinical plane passing vertically on either side through a point on the interspinal half way between the anterior portion of the iliac crest and the median plane.
- Lateral plantar nerve
lateral plantar nerve n. One of the two terminal branches of the tibial nerve, dividing into superficial and deep branches, supplying the skin of the lateral aspect of the sole and certain toes, and innervating certain muscles of the plantar part of the foot.
- Lateral pterygoid muscle
lateral pterygoid muscle n. A muscle whose inferior head has origin from the pterygoid process, and whose superior head has origin from the sphenoid bone, with insertion into the mandible and the articular disk, with nerve supply from the lateral pterygoid branch of the trigeminal nerve, and whose action brings the jaw forward and opens […]
- Lateral plate
lateral plate n. One of two nonsegmented masses of mesoderm on either side of the embryonic disk.
- Lateral rectus muscle
lateral rectus muscle n. A muscle with origin from the lateral part of tendinous ring bridging the superior orbital fissure, with insertion into the sclera of the eye, with nerve supply from the abducens nerve, and whose action directs the pupil laterally.