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Medical Term:

subaponeurotic prepatellar bursa


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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