crural septum

noun

Medical Definition of crural septum

: a thin fascia that normally closes the femoral ring and prevents descent of abdominal viscera into the femoral canal

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“Crural septum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crural%20septum. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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