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fascia lata

noun fascia la·ta \ -ˈlät-ə , -ˈlāt-ə \

medical Definition of fascia lata

plural fasciae latae play \-ˈlät-ē, -ˈlāt-ē\
: 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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