obturator canal

noun

: the small patent opening of the obturator foramen through which nerves and vessels pass and which is formed by the obturator groove covered over by part of the obturator membrane

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“Obturator canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/obturator%20canal. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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