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Nerve: Dorsal nerve of clitoris
Sacral plexus of the right side. (Dorsal nerve of penis visible at bottom left, and dorsal nerve of clitoris follows similar path.)
Deep and superficial dissection of the lumbar plexus. (Same note as above.)
Latin nervus dorsalis clitoridis
Gray's subject #213 968
Innervates clitoris
From pudendal nerve
MeSH [1]

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


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.

See also

External links

  • SUNY Labs 41:13-0202 - "The Female Perineum: The Deep Perineal Pouch"
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9209
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9278

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