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falciform margin of saphenous opening

 

Definition: the sharply curved, free margin of the saphenous opening in the fascia lata; medially, it ends in a superior and an inferior horn.

Synonym(s): margo falciformis hiatus sapheniTA, margo arcuatus hiatus sapheni

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