Dorsal nerve of the clitoris

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Dorsal nerve of clitoris
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1, Suspensory ligaments of clitoris; 2, glans clitoridis ; 3, posterior superficial perineal nerve; 4, fascia lata; 5, inferior pudendal nerve; 6, sphincter vaginac muscle ; 7, erector clitoridis muscle; 8, superficial perineal artery; 9, transverse perineal artery ; 10, obturator fascia; 1 1, anterior superficial perineal nerve ; 12, anal fascia; 13, deep layer of superficial fascia ; 14, external sphincter ani muscle; 15, dorsal nerve of clitoris ; 16, internal pudic artery ; 17, perineal
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From pudendal nerve
Innervates clitoris
Identifiers
Latin nervus dorsalis clitoridis
TA A14.2.07.042F
FMA 21870
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The dorsal nerve of the clitoris is a nerve in females that branches off the pudendal nerve to innervate the clitoris.

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The dorsal nerve of the clitoris is analogous to the dorsal nerve of the penis in males. It is a terminal branch of the pudendal nerve.

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