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vascular space of retroinguinal compartment


Definition: the medial compartment beneath the inguinal ligament, for the passage of the femoral vessels; it is separated from the muscular lacuna by the iliopectineal arch.

Synonym(s): lacuna vasorum retroinguinalisTA, lacuna vasorum, vascular lacuna

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