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retroinguinal space

 

Definition: a triangular space between the peritoneum and the transversalis fascia, at the lower angle of which is the inguinal ligament; it contains the lower portion of the external iliac artery.

Synonym(s): spatium retroinguinaleTA, Bogros space

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