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Medical Term:

piriformis fascia

Definition

fascia surrounding the piriformis muscle, participating in closure of the greater sciatic foramen and sometimes perforated with the muscle, by the fibular nerve portion of the sciatic nerve.

Synonym(s): fascia musculi piriformisTA

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