Definition of Nervus saphenus
1. Noun. A branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot.
Medical Definition of Nervus saphenus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus Saphenus
Literary usage of Nervus saphenus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical anatomy: A New Arrangement of the London Dissector, with Numerous by David Hayes Agnew (1856)
"This branch is named nervus saphenus LONGUS. Another branch, which, running close to the femoral vessels, pierces the fascia, and is distributed below the ..."
2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1868)
"The dependence of the arterial muscles on the nerve mentioned is easily demonstrated, for if we divide the nervus saphenus, the artery of the same name is ..."
3. A Manual of the Nervous Diseases of Man by Moritz Heinrich Romberg (1853)
"... and at the knee in the course of the upper cutaneous branch of the crural nerve (nervus saphenus minor) ; it rarely extends along the course of the ..."