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Medical Term:

muscular space of retroinguinal compartment


the lateral compartment beneath the inguinal (Poupart) ligament, for the passage of the iliopsoas muscle and femoral nerve; it is separated by the iliopectineal arch from the vascular lacuna.

Synonym(s): lacuna musculorum retroinguinalisTA, lacuna musculorum, muscular lacuna

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