femoral canal

noun

: the space that is situated between the femoral vein and the inner wall of the femoral sheath, is from a quarter to half an inch (6 to 13 millimeters) long, and extends from the femoral ring to the saphenous opening

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“Femoral canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/femoral%20canal. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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