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Medical Term:

medial compartment of thigh

Definition

medial portion of the space enclosed by the fascia lata, separated from the anterior and posterior compartments by the medial and posterior femoral intermuscular septa, respectively; contains muscles that adduct the thigh at the hip joint, all of which are innervated by the obturator nerve.

Synonym(s): compartimentum femoris medialeTA, adductor compartment of thigh, compartimentum femoris adductorum

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