sural nerve

sural nerve
sural nerve n any of several nerves in the region of the calf of the leg esp one formed by the union of a branch of the tibial nerve with a branch of the common peroneal nerve that supplies branches to the skin of the back of the leg and sends a continuation to the little toe by way of the lateral side of the foot

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nervus suralis.

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