cribriform fascia

noun
: the perforated fascia covering the saphenous opening in the fascia lata of the thigh and giving passage to various blood and lymph vessels

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  • cribriform fascia — n the perforated fascia covering the saphenous opening in the fascia lata of the thigh and giving passage to various blood and lymph vessels * * * fascia cribrosa [TA] the part of the superficial fascia of the thigh that covers the saphenous… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fascia cribrosa — The great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the fossa ovalis. Latin fascia cribrosa Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Cribriform — (Latin for perforated ) can refer to: Cribriform plate Fascia cribrosa Cribriform mesenchyme This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here …   Wikipedia

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  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

  • Saphenous opening — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = hiatus saphenus, fossa ovalis femoris GraySubject = 128 GrayPage = 469 Caption = The fossa ovalis. Caption2 = Front of right thigh, showing surface markings for bones, femoral artery and femoral nerve.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Superficial inguinal lymph nodes — Infobox Lymph Name = Superficial inguinal lymph nodes Latin = nodi lymphoidei inguinales superficiales GraySubject = 179 GrayPage = 702 Caption = 1. Supromedial superficial inguinal 2. Superolateral superficial inguinal 3. Inferior superficial… …   Wikipedia

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