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 fasciae latae (audio) , -​ˈlāt-​ē How to pronounce fasciae latae (audio) \

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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“Fascia lata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fascia%20lata. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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