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Peripheral nerves innervating muscles of the lower extremity

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 30 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

Of the following choices, which ONE answer most accurately describes the nerve or nerves which most typically innervate Semimembranosus?

 
        A) Medial plantar nerve
 
        B) Lumbar plexus
 
        C) Tibial division of sciatic nerve
 
        D) Tibial nerve
 
        E) Superior gluteal nerve
 

 


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A) medial plantar nerve

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Semimembranosus is innervated by tibial division of sciatic nerve  (See References)

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B) lumbar plexus

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Semimembranosus is innervated by tibial division of sciatic nerve  (See References)

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C) tibial division of sciatic nerve

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Semimembranosus is innervated by tibial division of sciatic nerve  (See References)

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D) tibial nerve

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Semimembranosus is innervated by tibial division of sciatic nerve  (See References)

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E) superior gluteal nerve

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Semimembranosus is innervated by tibial division of sciatic nerve  (See References)

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References:

1. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
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Peripheral nerves innervating muscles of the lower extremity
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