A spear, with which the trap was armed, severed Gunn's sciatic nerve, paralyzing him.
It was too near the head of the sciatic nerve, and hurt him unusually.
But the man had been drilled through the sciatic nerve, and he leaped where he lay like a landed fish.
Appearance of epilepsy also in animals born of parents having been rendered epileptic by the section of the sciatic nerve.
Samson observed an instance in which a fibrinous effusion formed upon the sciatic nerve, with consequent pain.
The five posteriormost roots (S5 to S9) contribute to the sciatic nerve, although the contribution from S9 is relatively small.
The lumbosacral plexus, femoral nerve, sciatic nerve, and tibial nerve all showed numerous individual variations.
The small anterior peroneal division arises from the anterior edge of the sciatic nerve.
The choreic shocks were found to be arrested by section of the sciatic nerve.
Sudilovskaya's discussion of the main branches of the sciatic nerve is confusing.
sciatic nerve n.
A nerve that arises from the sacral plexus and passes through the greater sciatic foramen to about the middle of the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves.
|sciatic nerve |
A thick nerve that arises in the lower part of the spine and passes through the pelvis on its way to the back of the leg. It carries sensory information from the leg to the central nervous system and controls the action of many muscles. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body.