Medical Definition of Inferior gluteal nerve

1. Arises from the fifth lumbar and first and second sacral nerves, and supplies the gluteus maximus muscle. It is subject to injury by compression and ischemia in sedentary individuals, resulting in difficulty in rising from a sitting position and difficulty climbing stairs. Synonym: nervus gluteus inferior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Gluteal Nerve

inferior epigastric vein
inferior extensor retinaculum
inferior extremity
inferior fascia of pelvic diaphragm
inferior flexure of duodenum
inferior fovea
inferior frontal convolution
inferior frontal gyrus
inferior frontal sulcus
inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
inferior ganglion of vagus nerve
inferior gemellus
inferior gingival branches of inferior dental plexus
inferior gluteal artery
inferior gluteal nerve (current term)
inferior gluteal veins
inferior good
inferior haemorrhoidal artery
inferior haemorrhoidal nerves
inferior haemorrhoidal plexuses
inferior haemorrhoidal veins
inferior horn
inferior horn of falciform margin of saphenous opening
inferior horn of lateral ventricle
inferior horn of thyroid cartilage
inferior hypogastric plexus
inferior hypophysial artery
inferior ileocaecal recess
inferior internal parietal artery

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