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adductor hiatus

 

Definition: the aperture in the aponeurotic insertion of the adductor magnus that transmits the femoral artery and vein from the adductor canal to the popliteal space.

Synonym(s): hiatus adductoriusTA, femoral opening, hiatus tendineus, tendinous opening

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