nervus subcostalis -->
subcostal nerve
medical dictionary


<anatomy> The ventral ramus of the twelfth thoracic nerve; it courses below the last rib, supplies parts of the abdominal muscles and gives off cutaneous branches to the skin of the lower-most ventrolateral abdominal wall and to the superolateral gluteal region.

Synonyms: nervus subcostalis.

(05 Mar 2000)