lumbar nerve


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lumbar nerve

[′ləm‚bär ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
Any of five pairs of nerves arising from lumbar segments of the spinal cord; characterized by motor, visceral sensory, somatic sensory, and sympathetic components; they innervate the skin and deep muscles of the lower back and the lumbar plexus.
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Marc Tadie and colleagues (France) have rerouted lumbar nerve roots from below the injury site to the spinal cord above the injury site, creating a functional neuronal pathway from brain to paralysis-affected leg muscles.