saphenous opening

noun

Medical Definition of saphenous opening

: a passage for the great saphenous vein in the fascia lata of the thigh

called also fossa ovalis

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“Saphenous opening.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saphenous%20opening. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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