posterior femoral cutaneous nerve

posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
noun
: a nerve arising from the sacral plexus of each side leaving the pelvis in company with the sciatic nerve through the greater sciatic foramen to be distributed to the skin of the perineum and of the back of the thigh and leg

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