fascia lata

noun

fascia la·​ta -ˈlät-ə How to pronounce fascia lata (audio) -ˈlāt-ə How to pronounce fascia lata (audio)
plural fasciae latae -ˈlät-ē How to pronounce fascia lata (audio) -ˈlāt-ē How to pronounce fascia lata (audio)
: 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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“Fascia lata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fascia%20lata. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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