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avatarAsked on December 26, 2019 by Shubhanjali Maddela

Longest nerve in human body is 

A

sciatic nerve

B

radial nerve

C

median nerve

D

ulnar nerve

Answer

The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest single nerve in the human body; it runs from each side of the lower spine through deep in the buttock into the back of the thigh and all the way down to the foot. It serves a vital role in connecting the spinal cord with the leg and foot muscles.
So, the correct option is 'Sciatic nerve'.

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