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fascia of limbs

 

Definition: the deep fascia of the upper and lower limbs, collectively. Usually referring to the outer fascial sleeves (the brachial and antebrachial fascia, or deep fascia of the thigh and leg), intermuscular septa, and neurovascular sheaths, rather than the investing fasciae of individual muscles.

Synonym(s): fasciae membrorumTA

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