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antebrachial fascia

 

Definition: the deep fascia surrounding the forearm that is continuous with the brachial fascia; in the region of the wrist, it forms two thickened bands, the extensor and flexor retinacula.

Synonym(s): fascia antebrachiiTA, deep fascia of forearm, fascia of forearm

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