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Pudendal Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pudendal Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.450.680
Unique ID
D060525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060525
Annotation
do not confuse with PERONEAL NERVE
Scope Note
A nerve which originates in the sacral spinal cord (S2 to S4) and innervates the PERINEUM, the external GENITALIA, the external ANAL SPHINCTER and the external urethral sphincter. It has three major branches: the perineal nerve, inferior anal nerves, and the dorsal nerve of penis or clitoris.
Entry Term(s)
Dorsal Clitoris Nerve
Dorsal Nerve of Clitoris
Dorsal Nerve of Penis
Dorsal Penile Nerve
Inferior Anal Nerve
Inferior Hemorrhoidal Nerve
Perineal Nerve
Previous Indexing
Penis (1967-2011)
Perineum (1969-2011)
Urethra (1969-2011)
Urinary Bladder (1967-2011)
See Also
Peroneal Nerve
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Pudendal Nerve Preferred
Perineal Nerve Narrower
Inferior Hemorrhoidal Nerve Narrower
Dorsal Clitoris Nerve Narrower
Dorsal Penile Nerve Narrower
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