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** [[Posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh]] (PCNOT)
 
** [[Posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh]] (PCNOT)
 
*In the neck & head:
 
*In the neck & head:
**Supraorbital nerve
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**[[Supraorbital nerve]]
**Infraorbitral nerve
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**[[Infraorbitral nerve]]
**Mental nerve
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**[[Mental nerve]]
**Buccal nerve
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**[[Buccal nerve]]
**Auriculotemporal nerve
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**[[Auriculotemporal nerve]]
**Supraclavicular nerves (C3, C4)
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**[[Supraclavicular nerves]] (C3, C4)
**Great auricular nerve (C2, C3)
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**[[Great auricular nerve]] (C2, C3)
**Greater occipital nerve (C2)
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**[[Greater occipital nerve]] (C2)
   
 
==Seee also==
 
==Seee also==

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A cutaneous nerve is a nerve that innervates the skin.

Human anatomy

In human anatomy, cutaneous nerves are responsible for providing sensory innervation to the skin. They are generally thought of as sensory-only nerves, but they may provide motor innervation to structures in the skin, e.g. sweat glands.

There are many cutaneous nerves in the human body, only some of which are named. Some of the larger cutaneous nerves are as follows:

Seee also

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