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fascia lata

noun fascia la·ta \-ˈlät-ə, -ˈlāt-ə\
plural fasciae la·tae \-ˈlät-ē, -ˈlāt-ē\

Medical Definition of FASCIA LATA

:  the deep fascia that forms a complete sheath for the thigh and has an opening in front just below the inguinal ligament for the passage of the great saphenous vein
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