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Medical Term:

subaponeurotic prepatellar bursa

 

Definition: the deepest of three prepatellar bursa, lying between the intermediate (oblique) aponeurosis (formed by extensions of the vasti tendons) and the rectus femoris tendon anterior to the patella; replaces the outmoded concept of a subtendinous prepatellar buras.

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