vascular lacuna

vascular lacuna
lacuna vasorum retroinguinalis [TA] a space for the passage of the femoral vessels into the thigh, separated from the lacuna musculorum by the iliopectineal arch. Called also vascular compartment.

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  • Muscular lacuna — The Muscular lacuna (Latin: lacuna musculorum) is the lateral compartment beneath the inguinal ligament, for the passage of the iliopsoas muscle and femoral nerve; it is separated by the iliopectineal arch from the vascular lacuna. Posterior …   Wikipedia

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  • Iliopectineal fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = Iliopectineal fascia Latin = arcus iliopectineus GraySubject = 127 GrayPage = 466 Caption = Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = a 58 DorlandsSuf = 12150590 The Iliopectineal fascia is a fibrous… …   Wikipedia

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  • Iliac fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fascia iliaca GraySubject = 127 GrayPage = 466 Caption = Structures surrounding right hip joint. Caption2 = Structures passing behind the inguinal ligament. System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

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