Genital branch of genitofemoral nerve
|Nerve: Genital branch of genitofemoral nerve|
|Deep and superficial dissection of the lumbar plexus. (External spermatic branch of genitofemoral labeled at bottom right.)|
|Latin||ramus genitalis nervi genitofemoralis|
|Gray's||subject #212 953|
The genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve (external spermatic nerve) passes outward on the Psoas major, and pierces the fascia transversalis, or passes through the abdominal inguinal ring; it then descends behind the spermatic cord to the scrotum, supplies the Cremaster, and gives a few filaments to the skin of the scrotum.
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