nervus ischiadicus


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Noun1.nervus ischiadicus - arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nervesnervus ischiadicus - arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
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This nerve, which is medically called the nervus ischiadicus, is one of the largest in the body, so it's no wonder it can cause so much pain and upset.
Ultrastructural evaluation of the effects of cinnamon on the nervus ischiadicus in diabetic rats.