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{{Infobox Nerve |
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Name = {{PAGENAME}} |
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Latin = nervus dorsalis clitoridis |
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GraySubject = 213 |
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GrayPage = 968 |
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Image = Gray837.png |
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Caption = [[Sacral plexus]] of the right side. (Dorsal nerve of penis visible at bottom left, and dorsal nerve of clitoris follows similar path.) |
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Image2 = Gray824.png |
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Caption2 = Deep and superficial dissection of the lumbar plexus. (Same note as above.) |
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Innervates = [[clitoris]] |
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BranchFrom = [[pudendal nerve]] |
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BranchTo = |
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MeshName = |
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DorlandsPre = n_05 |
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DorlandsSuf = 12565710 |
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The '''dorsal nerve of the clitoris''' is a [[nerve]] in females that branches off the [[pudendal nerve]] to innervate the [[clitoris]].
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==Structure==
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The dorsal nerve of the clitoris is analogous to the [[dorsal nerve of the penis]] in males. It is a terminal branch of the [[pudendal nerve]].
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==See also==
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* [[Posterior labial nerves]]
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* [[Perineal nerve]]
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* [[Dorsal nerve of penis]]
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* [[Dorsal artery of clitoris]]
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==External links==
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* {{SUNYAnatomyLabs|41|13|02|02}} - "The Female Perineum: The Deep Perineal Pouch"
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* {{SUNYAnatomyImage|9|2|09}}
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* {{SUNYAnatomyImage|9|2|78}}
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{{Lumbosacral plexus}}
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{{enWP|Dorsal nerve of clitoris }}

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Nerve: Dorsal nerve of clitoris
Gray837
Sacral plexus of the right side. (Dorsal nerve of penis visible at bottom left, and dorsal nerve of clitoris follows similar path.)
Gray824
Deep and superficial dissection of the lumbar plexus. (Same note as above.)
Latin nervus dorsalis clitoridis
Gray's subject #213 968
Innervates clitoris
From pudendal nerve
To
MeSH [1]

The dorsal nerve of the clitoris is a nerve in females that branches off the pudendal nerve to innervate the clitoris.

StructureEdit

The dorsal nerve of the clitoris is analogous to the dorsal nerve of the penis in males. It is a terminal branch of the pudendal nerve.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • SUNY Labs 41:13-0202 - "The Female Perineum: The Deep Perineal Pouch"
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9209
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9278


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