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fascia lata

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noun fascia la·ta \-ˈlät-ə, -ˈlāt-ə\

Medical Definition of fascia lata


fasciae latae

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  1. :  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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