femoral triangle

noun

Medical Definition of femoral triangle

: an area in the upper anterior part of the thigh bounded by the inguinal ligament, the sartorius, and the adductor longus

called also femoral trigone, Scarpa's triangle

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“Femoral triangle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/femoral%20triangle. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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