Definition of Lumbar nerve

1. Noun. Any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the lumbar section of the spinal cord.

Generic synonyms: Nervus Spinalis, Spinal Nerve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumbar Nerve

lumbar branch of iliolumbar artery
lumbar cistern
lumbar cord
lumbar disk removal
lumbar enlargement
lumbar enlargement of spinal cord
lumbar flexure
lumbar ganglia
lumbar hernia
lumbar iliocostal muscle
lumbar interspinal muscle
lumbar interspinales muscles
lumbar laminectomy
lumbar lymph nodes
lumbar nephrectomy
lumbar nerve (current term)
lumbar nerves
lumbar pain
lumbar part of diaphragm
lumbar part of spinal cord
lumbar plexus
lumbar puncture
lumbar puncture needle
lumbar punctures
lumbar quadrate muscle
lumbar radiculopathy
lumbar region
lumbar rheumatism
lumbar rib
lumbar rotator muscles

Literary usage of Lumbar nerve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The plexus is narrow above, and often connected with the last dorsal by a slender branch, the darsi-lumbar nerve; it is broad below, where it is joined to ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"Near the spine it sometimes communicates with the first lumbar nerve by means of a small cord in the substance of the quadratus lumborum. ..."

3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"... named dorsi-lumbar ; below, it is wider, and is joined to the sacral plexus by means of a branch passing from the fourth lumbar nerve to the fifth. ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Superiorly, it is usually connected with the last thoracic nerve by a small twig which descends, in the substance of the psoas, to the first lumbar nerve ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The fourth lumbar nerve is sometimes called the nervus ... Under ordinary conditions the descending branch of the fourth lumbar nerve joins the fifth, ..."

6. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"In a former communication we stated that no fibres passed from the 6th to the 7th lumbar nerve in the postero-median and posterior forms of plexus of the ..."

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