Definition of Lumbar nerve
1. Noun. Any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the lumbar section of the spinal cord.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumbar Nerve
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 ..."