iliopsoas tendon

iliopsoas tendon
iliopsoas tendon n the tendon that is common to the iliacus and psoas major

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  • bursa subtendinea iliaca — [TA] subtendinous bursa of iliacus: a bursa between the iliopsoas tendon and the lesser trochanter; called also b. of quadratus femoris muscle, b. of iliopsoas muscle, and subiliac b …   Medical dictionary

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  • bursa iliopectinea — [TA] iliopectineal bursa a bursa between the iliopsoas tendon and the iliopectineal eminence; called also subiliac b …   Medical dictionary

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